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Cultural Details for Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'

Common Name:
Tardiva Panicled Hydrangea

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
5-6" long. Late September to October. Wider at base.

Fruit Details:
Capsule, ornamental without appeal.

Fall Color:
Tint of reddish purple, never spectacular.

Bark Details:
Gray-brown, ridged-and-furrowed.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Japan, Sakhalin, and eastern and southern China.

Other Features:
Urban tolerant, difficult to kill.

Culture and Care:
Prefers good loamy, moist, well-drained soil.

This plant was blooming:
7/2/2010 - 8/20/2010
8/17/2007 - 8/31/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 45

    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.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.