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star gaze lily

Have just recently bought a hydranga and the leaves are going brown. Is this ok or is it dieing??

Fairygirl

They're deciduous shrubs Veronica so  the leaves will go brown and die off for the winter. New growth will appear in the spring 

star gaze lily

Thank you. Its a paniculata hydranga, looks  more tender than the normal type, so was a bit concerned. Thanks again.  

Fairygirl

I think as long as they're out of really exposed windy sites they should be fine. It's cold winds  or severe frosts that tend to frazzle them a bit, but it doesn't usually see them off. There's a large sandstone house set back from the road near where I used to live and the front garden slopes down to the road and is shady with lots of trees. It's full of white paniculatas and they look stunning just now. Passed them today and they really glow. 

star gaze lily

Having a bit of trouble with this site so please be patient. Thanks for the advice, will find a better spot for it tomorrow

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Atilla

They do still need watered as newly planted and it has been dry.

star gaze lily

Yes have been doing that, just concerned about this one as didn't look as robust as my other  types of hydrangas many thanks  

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