Can a summer crush hydrangea live in zone 7? Shade in the morning sun in afternoon.


Your Summer Crush Hydrangea would do better with morning sun and afternoon shade. However, it is worth a try. Drooping leaves is an early indication that your hydrangea needs extra water to make it through the hot afternoons. Mulch around the base to help preserve moisture and keep the roots cool. Or, you could try Bloom Struck instead. We have found that it has better heat tolerance. With either one, be certain to read our planting and care guide for gardening tips help get your hydrangea off to a good start and keep it healthy.