The summer feeling all year round with the hydrangea

Looking for a natural mood maker in your home? With its robust flower, which can have a diameter of up to 25 centimeters, the hydrangea is an excellent choice. You will also sometimes come across the large leaf bulbs under their chic name: Hydrangea. With such a name you get an instant summer feeling with five stars.


In the first half of the year you will see the red, pink, purple, white, green and blue hydrangeas. And also hydrangeas that combine multiple colors. In the second half of the year there are the so-called colored flowers. These hydrangeas have a green, red, brown hue - matching the fall and winter - and dry well.

In terms of form, there is also a lot to experience. Choose single or double flowered varieties, bulbous hydrangeas, hydrangeas with small flowers in the middle and large petals on the edge (edge ​​bloomers) or with a plume-like shape. Can you choose from all that beauty?


The hydrangea is generous with symbolism. The flower represents gratitude, grace and beauty. She also radiates abundance, because of the abundant amount of flowers and the generous, convex shape. The colors of the hydrangea symbolize love, harmony and peace. Perfect for use in luxurious flower arrangements at weddings and birthdays, but also suitable for a loaded funeral bouquet.


The hydrangea that you will find in the flower shop has Asian and South American roots. The atmosphere creator came to Europe with the first VOC ships. Fun fact: its chic name Hydrangea comes from "hydro" (water) and "angeion" (pitcher). The shape of the hydrangea is reminiscent of an old water jug. Okay, it takes some searching.