The cloudlike flowers of hydrangeas are as romantic as ever, but today's plants bloom bigger, brighter and showier than Grandma's favorites. With so many types, you'll find one perfect for your garden.
Type of flowers: Flowers open white or chartreuse in midsummer, aging to pink or tan. Where to plant: Grow in full sun. Recommended types: Try: 'Limelight', Pinky Winky, 'Little Lamb', Quick Fire and 'Tardiva'. Zone: Zone 3.