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Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’

Pee-gee hydrangea

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhitish pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ (Pee-gee hydrangea). A deciduous, upright shrub with large, oval, medium green leaves. In late summer to early autumn, there are spikes of whitish-pink flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

United States

Interest and use

Ornamental, dried arrangements, hedging, border Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Fertile, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer sun or semi-shade with fertile, moist but well-drained soil. They will require more shade in dry areas; provide shelter from cold, drying winds. Some hydrangeas become chloritic in shallow chalk soil.

Propagation

Propogate by softwood cuttings in summer or seeds in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus and aphids, scale insects and red spider mites.

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