What is the best time to plant hydrangeas in North Jersey? I can never seem to get the plant to flower.

person planting BloomStruck hydrangea in the ground


Endless Summer® hydrangeas can be planted at any time of year the ground is not frozen. Just be sure to water thoroughly and frequently if you are planting during the warmer months. However, hydrangeas prefer morning sun and afternoon shade – the opposite of what you mention so do take time to consider the best location on your property. Make sure to watch this video on how to plant hydrangeas before diving in.

Lack of flowers can be due to several reasons but if you’ve planted them where they get hot afternoon sun that alone may be the problem. To learn more about what could be causing this, watch this video on the top five ways to help you hydrangeas bloom.