French hydrangeas can be mopheads or lacecaps. You know the mopheads—big, round clusters of color. Each bloom is a bouquet within itself. Our editor’s pick is the mophead ‘Merritt’s Supreme’ pictured. It grows showy, pinkish red blooms.
Photo: Ralph Anderson
Gardening 101: French Hydrangeas
Every Southern garden should include this classic pass-along plant.