Pruning in late fall or early spring before new growth begins will bring new blooms all summer. Big Leaf and Oakleaf hydrangeas should be pruned no later than early fall, otherwise you may cut off buds preventing any blooms come summer. For these types of hydrangeas, it’s best to prune immediately after flowering. Paniculata or PeeGee Missing: Reading MA. One cultivar, Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'--also commonly know as 'Pee Gee'--has a sturdy enough branch architecture and hearty growth habit to be suited to pruning into a standard tree.
Pee Gee hydrangeas bloom in white in the summer with the flowers aging into hues of pink and remaining on the plant well into treeclearance.buzzg: Reading MA. Nov 12, Prune in late-May by only removing canes or tops of the stems that have no green leaves at that time.
2. Since Annabelle (one of the Hydrangea arborescens varieties) and LimeLight or other panicle types (Hydrangea paniculata varieties) produce their flowers on new growth you can prune them either in the late fall or early treeclearance.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.
A small group of hydrangea will bloom regardless of when they are pruned. These are called endless summer hydrangeas or ever-bloomers. Ideally, these should be pruned in early fall to control the shape and height of the hydrangea.
They will continue to produce flowers in the following summer.
Pruning Other VarietiesMissing: Reading MA. Aug 20, Pruning hydrangeas can help them retain a pretty shape and produce beautiful blooms year after year. Not all hydrangeas are pruned at the same time, so it's important to know what variety you have before you go outside with those pruning shears. if you prune your hydrangea at the wrong time of year, you could cut into next season's treeclearance.buzz: K.