Tardiva Panicled Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'
Common Name: Tardiva Panicled Hydrangea
Height: 10-15' Spread: 10-15' Habit/Form: Upright spreading Growth rate: Fast
Cultural Requirements: Best grown in organic rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade; blooms on new growth; can be trained as a single trunk tree, but is best grown as a large, multi-stemmed shrub; one of the most cold hardy of the hydrangea
Ornamental Characteristics: Upright, rapidly growing, somewhat coarsely textured, deciduous shrub; showy, white, fertile and sterile panicles turns purplish-pink with age; blooms late summer well into September; one of the last hydrangeas to bloom; dark green leaves with undistinguished, yellowish-tinged fall color
Landscape Use: in mass, hedges, foundation plantings or in mixed borders