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Shooting Star Hydrangeas

Could you provide any general info. about this type of hydrangea - such as how often to water, is it ok for morning sun and afternoon shade, etc. There are clusters of little flowers with longer offshoots of flowers that are white, multi layered, star shaped. They are not the single layer star which is the lace-cap. Thank you.
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Hi,

Thanks for writing. Hydrangea 'Shooting Star' usually does best in moist, well-drained soil that's rich in organic matter and where  it gets morning sun and afternoon shade or dappled shade all day.

How often you need to water will depend on factors such as your soil type (clay needs less water than sand, for example) but in general, a couple of inches a week should be enough to keep the plant healthy.

Learn more at:   http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/best-hydrangeas/?page=5

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