Panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Panicle hydrangea
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Panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
6 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
6 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, spreading, large shrub to small tree; 6-15’ tall; 6-10’ wide (depends on cultivar); moderate to fast grower; coarse texture; very large, terminal, long lasting, white flowers in mid to late summer that fade to pink and eventually turn brown in fall; numerous cultivars are available; full sun; prefers an organic, fertile soil but is adaptable to most soils and pH; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; urban tolerant; do not shear; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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