Someone told my daughter-in-law that if you deadhead a hydrangea, it will not bloom the next year. Is that true or not?
Should I Deadhead My Hydrangeas
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
No, you do not need to deadhead it. It will be fine without doing this, but you can remove the spent blooms without harming the plant if you would like. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/prune-hydrangea-bushes-hydrangea-pruning-instructions.htm