The prestigious Perennial Plant of the Year award typically goes to a relatively familiar face – favorites like Rozanne geranium, ‘Millenium’ allium, and Asclepias tuberosa have all been past winners. But the 2021 winner is one that’s not quite so well known: Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta, commonly known as calamint.
You only need to know two things to be successful when growing hydrangeas: which type of hydrangea you have and whether it blooms on old wood or new wood. And we’re going to spell it all out for you right here, so you can put your new knowledge into action right away.