Early Hydrangeas at RHS Wisley – a tour through the meandering paths on Battleston Hill

We are definitely coming into Hydrangea season and I'll go back through my own back catalogue for the best collection of stories and images on this diverse group. I'll start with a tour from RHS Wisley in August 2015 - and see what else I can find to add to the mix.   If you…

Early Hydrangeas at RHS Wisley – a tour through the meandering paths on Battleston Hill

If you go down to the woods today, there are a lot of Hydrangeas to see - the collection at RHS Wisley is excellent although many fine specimens have either lost their name plates entirely, or these are so overgrown by the verdant foliage as to be lost all the same. These I have not…

Happy Hydrangeas

These galleries are almost all hydrangeas with big, cone-shaped flower-heads, (paniculata), rather than rounded mop-heads (though I have included Nymphe in the galleries) - and one oak-leaved hydrangea (with distinctive leaf shape and excellent autumn colour). They have all been photographed on the slopes of Battleston Hill in the gardens of RHS Wisley, where they…