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Hortiscope: Kalanches need some tough love, sunlight to thrive

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Q: Outside an east window, I have a bush growing that I believe is a hydrangea, although I have always called it a snowball. It does bloom whether or not I cut it back in the fall, but the blossoms are very small.


Last fall, I cut it back and this year there are only two tiny blooms, unlike those of my neighbors. Of greater concern is the fact that the bush has spread out, devouring some peony plants that always do well in that location.

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