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Mar 25, Hydrangea paniculata, panicle hydrangea. Prune back stems to just above a fat bud - called a heading cut - in fall, late winter or spring. These plants have conical-shaped flower heads. I recommend leaving the dry, tan flower heads on the plant to provide some winter interest in your landscape, so I wait to prune these until late winter or spring.
This type of pruning isn't necessary for the health of the plant.
Aug 18, Bigleaf hydrangea (blooms on old wood): Prune in summer, immediately after flowering. Remove up to 1/3 of the plant growth. Prune the dead wood anytime, cutting back just above the buds on stems and/or remove the largest canes to the ground.
Severe pruning in. Feb 21, Pruning Hydrangeas is essential to ensure beautiful vigorous blooms year after year. Award-Winning Garden Designer, the Garden Ninja, shows you how and when Author: Garden Ninja: Lee Burkhill. Some hydrangeas bloom on new growth and should be pruned in late winter or early spring, before the shrub begins active growth.
These include several varieties that have become quite popular: Limelight, Quickfire, Burgundy Lace, as well as the classic"snowball" types, such as Annabelle. Apr 12, Think of pruning this billowy bloom as giving it an annual physical: It's essential to maintaining good health. A popular flowering shrub, hydrangeas are easily recognizable for their lush blooms and hardy leaves. These perennials do best in well-drained soil in zones five to nine and grow from three to six feet bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Feb 13, When to prune these woody-stemmed hydrangeas is not critical as bigleaf varieties, as long as you avoid pruning when the flower buds are opening. Test Garden Tip: When pruning hydrangeas in general, it's best to remove no more than one-third of the plant at any one time when they are actively growing.