13 Facts Every Hydrangea Enthusiast Needs To Know

Because they're everyone's favorite pom pom flower.

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1. There are around 70-75 species of hydrangea.

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2. They grow EVERYWHERE. From Southern Asia to the Americas.

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3. Hydrangea lovers beware, do not EAT them, they are moderately toxic.

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4. Lana del Rey gives the beloved flower a call out in her song ".

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5. In Asia, giving someone pink hydrangeas symbolizes that you are the beat to their heart.

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6. The flower was apparently first discovered in Japan.

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7. No shock value here, keep your hydrangeas hydrated. They are very thirsty flowers.

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8. The colors of the flowers are affected by the aluminum ions in the soil.

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9. They are produced from early spring to late autumn.

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10. Actress used pink hydrangeas in her wedding bouquet.

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11. Hydrangeas produce their main flower clusters from the tips of shoots formed from the previous season.

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12. There is an (I am currently considering a membership).

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13. Apparently, they are

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