I adore hydrangeas, but at our last home, I planted three bushes that ended up getting some kind of weird disease or fungus and they were dead within a year. I was devastated. Not only because of the time I put in, but those suckers aren’t cheap! I had no idea that you could grow these spectacular flowers so well from cuttings as an alternative.
You most likely have a neighbor with lovely hydrangeas in full bloom. Just ask if you can take some cuttings to propagate your own! Here’s not one, but four different ways you can do it: