These long-blooming shrubs have become one of the hottest must-have plants for your yard. Their big, beautiful blossoms, ease of planting, and decorative dried flower heads make hydrangeas a favorite for home landscapes.
In this class, you will
- explore heirloom favorites and the hottest new cultivars,
- discuss the siting, care, and pruning requirements of each of the five shrub species and two vines commonly planted in the Chicago area, and
- head out to the gardens to experience each of the types up close and in person.
For the new and experienced gardener alike, hydrangeas are a thrilling addition to the home landscape. Come and learn how to add color and structure to your garden with these popular shrubs.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum.
Instructor: Heather Prince, horticulturist
Age: 16 and older
Course number: H364