Hy-pe Wedding Gown

Garden and Patio

Say 'I do' to the Wedding Gown! Doesn't that sound wonderful? You will fall in love with the pure white Wedding Gown.

Care tips
Height 45cm
Blooms apr-aug
Pot size 23cm

You and your Wedding Gown - this could be the start of a long and happy marriage. This variety is pristine white, but don't be mistaken: some time later, the Wedding Gown will surprise you with a different colour.

Are you ready to take the plunge with the pure white Wedding Gown in your garden or patio? This white hydrangea from the Hy-pe range is absolutely dazzling. And also because of its unusual form: it is a double-flowered variety. Its colour is also special: first it's white, then it turns green. But the magic isn't over yet, the Wedding Gown turns red!

The pure white colour of the Wedding Gown will give your garden or patio a very stylish appearance. White is timeless, white is classic. Plant this hydrangea in partial sun for best protection of its white colour. And enjoy it for a very long time. This Wedding Gown isn't just for that one special day in your life; it's for all those beautiful summer days in your garden or on your patio.

Care

Watering

Daily watering is recommended. Only the soil should be kept moist; avoid getting the flowers wet. This can cause burns if the wet flowers are exposed to the sun. A plant with 'dry feet' will have the most attractive flowers.

Soil type and fertilisation

It is best to plant Hy-pe hydrangeas in a special potting mix for hydrangeas. Your local garden centre is sure to have this special soil mix in stock. This plant flowers abundantly, therefore good fertilisation is very important. Do this in spring and autumn. 
The blue flower is originally pink. The acidity of the soil gradually turns the plant blue. The less lime and phosphate present in the soil, the bluer the flower. Special fertilisers for hydrangea influence the colour. 
Fertilisation is not necessary during the first year. 

Pruning

March is the best month for pruning hydrangeas in the garden. Allow the blooms to remain on the plant during the winter and autumn. These blooms protect the plant against frost. Remove the dead heads from the branches in March. If you prune some of the old branches right back to the ground the bush can rejuvenate. Would you prefer the plant to be smaller? Then you should clip off half of the branches one year and the other half the next year. However, the pruned stalks will not bear flowers in the same year.

Temperature

The ideal temperature is between 15 and 25 Celsius. 

Frost resistance

Is the plant still in the seed pot? Don't set your hydrangea outside in the frost. Older plants growing outdoors can survive temperatures as low as minus 15oC. Give the plant extra protection against night frost in late spring to prevent the buds from freezing.

Sun

A partially shaded sunny spot for the most attractive plant. Never plant white hydrangeas in full sun; the leaves will turn brown.

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