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Cultural Details for Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'

Common Name:
PeeGee Panicled Hydrangea

Growth Rate:
Fast

Average Mature Height:
10-20'

Average Mature Width:
10-20'

Flower Details:
Open White, turning purplish-pink, then brown, Mid July into September, 12-18" long

Fruit Details:
Capsule, ornamental without appeal

Fall Color:
Green, hint of yellow, sometimes reddish purple

Bark Details:
Reddish brown, gray vertically streaked, older bark often pealing

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Some bacterial wilt, leaf spot. Most Hydrangeas are trouble free.

Native Habitat:
Japan, Sakhalin Island, eastern to southern China. Introduced Japan 1862.

Other Features:
Showy in flower.

Culture and Care:
Tolerates any soil condition, except wet

This plant was blooming:
7/20/2010 - 8/20/2010
8/17/2007 - 8/31/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 46

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu