Some of my favorite things (part three..and I’m almost done!)…but the hydrangeas are blooming and blooming like crazy! I just couldn’t mention my favorite things without including them.
Last year, we attempted growing these beauties in pot on our deck. They are supposed to grow well even in pots but, for us, it was a bust. Not a single flower. Right after we moved in, a very good friend of Hubbie’s gave us two bushes that we planted out on the patio.
The began blooming almost immediately – and have not stopped since. We so enjoy these huge, showy bloomers!! We must have mentioned them often because not too long after, he brought us two more!! Yeah…and thank-you, Tom!
Most of the plants are light pink – but we have one bush that gives us these dark pink blooms that, I think, are my favorite. I thought the color was determined by the soil…but they are all in the same garden. I have no idea – but I love it!
We have been hesitant to cut them – cause we just enjoy them so much while we are outside but I have been eager to have at least a couple in the house. And then when I came across this pitcher last week at the consignment store, I knew a hydrangea bloom would be perfect in it! So I cut one – that is one flower!
I really don’t know what I love more – the flower or the so cute pitcher! But, I really do like them:) Just one more reminder about tomorrow. No Friday with Friends – but I do have an announcement (goodness makes me sound pregnant…and that is NOT it) but a surprise for the blog! Think giveaway. I hope you will come by.