Cut back after flowering to the second pair of leaves below.
Mar 25, Prune back stems to just above a fat bud - called a heading cut - in fall, late winter or trim ligustrum bush. These plants have conical-shaped flower heads.
I recommend leaving the dry, tan flower heads on the plant to provide some winter interest in your landscape, so I wait to prune these until late winter or spring. Some favorite panicle hydrangeas. Sep 24, Mophead and lacecap hydrangeas can be pruned in late winter or early spring The climbing hydrangea should be pruned in summer after flowering Prune smooth hydrangeas and paniculata species annually to a framework of branches to make them flower more prolifically Serrata can be treated the same as mophead and lacecapEstimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Feb 21, Pruning Hydrangeas is essential to ensure beautiful vigorous blooms year after year. Award-Winning Garden Designer, the Garden Ninja, shows you how and when.
Apr 12, They bloom on old wood (stems that have been on the bush since the summer before) and should be pruned in the summer when the flowers have started to fade but before August hits. A bush can be trimmed by cutting back stems close to a node. If a plant is overgrown, prune back about one-third of the older stems almost to the bushremover.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.