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How Do I Keep My Hydrangeas Blue

Keeping your hydrangeas beautiful and blue can sometimes feel like a daunting task. But with the right tricks, it can be easy!

For hydrangeas to produce a stunning blue color, they must have acidic soil, which provides the necessary aluminum for proper color production. Make sure your soil is at a pH of 6 or lower, and if necessary, apply sulfur or aluminum sulfate until you see the desired results. 

Proper fertilization is also key; natural compost or synthetic fertilizers such as potassium sulfate are recommended for optimal plant health. Regular watering helps flush any excess elements that can affect the pH level of your soil; make sure the ground is moist but not overly saturated. 

Finally, it is important to prune your flowers in late summer when buds start appearing; this will allow greater air circulation and plenty of sunlight – both necessary components for bold coloring. With these steps, you should soon have luscious blue blooms!

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