Praecox Panicled Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Praecox'
Common Name: Praecox Panicled Hydrangea
Height: 10-15' Spread: 18-20' Habit/form: Round Growth rate: Fast Zone: 3-8
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to partial shade; susceptible to heat and drought stress, mulch to keep cool root environment; flowers on old wood, prune after flowering.
Ornamental Characteristics: One of first panicled hydrangeas to flower, 6" long , whitish-green, conical-shaped inflorescence appear on stout stems in late June ; medium green leaves.
Landscape Use: In mass or groups in the mixed shrub border or open woodland garden; also effective as a specimen, accent or hedge.