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: White flowers turn pink or brown in fall. Leaves go red. Where to plant: Grow in sun to shade. Recommended types: Try 'Sikes Dwarf', 'Little Honey', 'Snowflake', 'Vaughn's Lillie'. Zone: Zone 5.