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PeeGee Hydrangea

Blooms in Midsummer, Flowers Remain Through Fall

This magnificent, tree-form hydrangea bears cascades of showy blooms in midsummer when few other shrubs do! Panicles of ivory flowers—up to 18 in. long and 12 in. wide—turn dusky purple to pink in fall, finally becoming a warm wheat color by winter. Cut blooms are lovely in arrangements. Matures to 10-15 ft. tall with gracefully arching branches. Does well in both full sun and shade. Bareroot. 12-18 in. Zones 3-8.
  • Zone 3 - 8 (-30 degrees F)
  • Height 10 - 15 feet. Graceful arching branches (can get to 20 feet unpruned).
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: 'Hydrangea Paniculta'
  • Height: 10 - 15 feet. Graceful arching branches (can get to 20 feet unpruned).
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 feet.
  • Depth: Plant the crown at soil level.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet (15 feet if unpruned).
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Ivory white, turning a dusky purple to pink and finally, in Winter, a wheat color.
  • Foliage: Simple, elliptic, sometimes in whorls. Dark green 3 - 6 inches long, 1 1/2 - 3 inches wide.
  • Blooms: July through September; for approximately 6 weeks.
  • Form: Deciduous woody shrub.
  • Flower Form: Almost all are blossoms are sterile, forming large pyramidal panicles.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moisture retentive soil.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
  • Pruning: Prune to maintain tree form and keep within bounds.
  • Comments: Noted for it's large panicles of highly decorative flowers which dry and remain on the plant all Winter. These can be used to make interesting dried flower arrangements. The panicles can reach 12 - 18 inches in lenghth and 6 - 12 inches wide under favorable conditions with proper pruning. The tree form is particularly prized as it makes a perfect specimen plant with arching branches forming a cascade above the central trunk. It can be under planted and incorporated into a border where it will provide almost four seasons of interest. It needs plenty of space. Provides a large splash of color when few other shrubs are in bloom.

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