Preserving Hydrangea Flowers

The flowers on a hydrangea change to several beautiful colors through the seasons. Mine start out snowy white in mid-summer, after which they turn antique beige and then finish in rosy pink in the fall. I love that it’s possible to dry them so they keep their color.

Ways to dry hydrangea

There are several methods to dry hydrangea blooms.

Believe it or not, you can actually dry hydrangea flowers in a vase filled with water. Snip the stems on an angle and pull off the leaves, put them in the vase filled halfway with water, and let them do their thing. In two or three weeks, the water will have evaporated and the flowers will have dried out.

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