Caring for hydrangeas

Five top tips to help your hydrangeas stay healthy

A hydrangea arrangement is a beautiful addition to any room. To keep this lush bloom at its best for as long as possible, follow our five top tips to have healthy hydrangeas...

Top tips for Hydrangea Care on


  1. When you receive your hydrangeas, cut each stem on a slant to maximise the amount of water it can take in

  2. Be sure to soak each flower steam in cold water for at least an hour before you create your arrangement and continue to add ice to the water for the duration of their life

  3. Select a tall vase and fill it with plenty of water as hydrangeas drink a large amount

  4. Once you've arranged the stems in the vase, pick off any leaves that are underwater

  5. Check daily for any leaves that are damaged and remove these from the blooms

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