June 08, 2005
Gratuitous Domestic Posting (TM) - Outdoor Division
Oak-Leaf Hydrangea "Snow Queen" - Image courtesy of the Missouri Botanical Gardens
Three years ago, now, I started a hedge of oak-leaf hydrangea behind the garden fence. This year, they're all blooming for the first time. Once they fill in, I hope to get an effect like the one in the photo above, a kind of heavy green and white backdrop to the perennial beds. Right now, they're all between 4 1/2 and 6 feet tall, but they're still relatively skinny and have not spread out that much yet. Given another year or two, they should mesh just fine.
Hopefully by then I'll have a digital camera so that I can actually show you what mine look like instead of hijacking other images.Posted by Robert at June 8, 2005 11:46 AM