Musician, singer and keen gardener Katie Melua is backing the HTA plant promotion.
She said: "The Hydrangea, even as a singular flower head, is majestic to me. I used a lot of hydrangeas at my September wedding and was able to keep and dry nearly all of them; they still fill the house with that richness and bring back the lovely memories of that day."
Recommended RHS AGM varieties include:
- Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
- Hydrangea macrophylla 'Altona'
- Hydrangea serrata 'Preziosa'
- Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
- Companion plants:
- Miscanthus 'Silver Veil'
- Helianthus 'Loddon Gold'
- Echinops 'Taplow Blue'
Download the Plant of the Month media pack, including high resolution photos via this link - https://cloud.the-hta.org.uk/public.php?service=files&t=f6334d0385c8324d35283645bdaf14c7