Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bombshell'

Hydrangea - Hydrangea paniculata 'Bombshell'

Common Name: Hydrangea
Genus: Hydrangea
Species: paniculata
Cultivar: 'Bombshell'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

A recently introduced cultivar of Hydrangea paniculata which is currently making a big splash on the scene. It is unique because it has a compact habit and almost rounded flowerheads which appear prolifically for a long period from mid summer. It also tends to form a more branching shrub than many of the other varieties currently available. A wonderful new plant, its creamy-white flowers often emerge with a pale pink eye and this becomes more pronounced as the flowers mature during the summer.

  • Garden care:To enhance flowering, prune hard in early spring cutting back the previous season's shoots to within a few buds of the permanent woody framework of the plant.


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