It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. Hydrangea paniculata is one of the easiest ways to get a large, long lasting, dramatic show of flowers in your garden. The flowers of most cultivars turn from white to a rose pink color toward the end of the season. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Reaches roughly 4'-5' tall by 3'-4' wide. A bold and audacious tree-form shrub that produces endless reams of massive and dense conical flower clusters at the ends of the branches, probably the fullest flower heads of the panicle hydrangeas; long-lasting blooms are white and later turn rosy-red.
Missouri Botanical Garden Shaw Blvd. Culture Best grown in organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. The flower color starts out white in July then progresses to dark pink. The fantastic flower color lasts well into fall. Be aware that in our climate, most plants cannot be expected to survive the winter if left in containers outdoors, and this plant is no exception. Plant Characteristics Zone: Height: ' Spread: to 8' Bloom: White to Pink Bloom Time: Summer- late Fall The bloom period of a peegee hydrangea is especially long, beginning in mid summer and lasting until late autumn. Also effective as a lawn specimen, accent or hedge.
What makes this Hydrangea so special is its flower heads made up of tiny florets. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. Tree Form Pee Gee Hydrangea will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. Showy, closely packed, creamy white, sterile flowers bloom in late summer, slowly age to pink and finally fade to brown or tan, persisting well into the fall. Most of the cultivars are offering improvements on this color transition, while some may be focusing on plant size. They also love sun and do not wilt every time the hot sun shines on them.
It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. Some offer earlier transition to pink, others promise more pink than others. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. This is a great garden plant, but it has been outdone by newer introductions.