Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) in the Hydrangeas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 8-25 feet (2.4-7.6 meters)
Plant Spread: 6-15 feet (1.8-4.6 meters)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees


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Location: Iowa
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Location: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TexasDate: 2015-06-26
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Location: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TexasDate: 2015-06-26
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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 11, 2012 5:37 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Could this be Hydrangea paniculta? by bonitin Aug 15, 2015 12:50 PM 3
Pruning Hydrangea Macrophylla??? by Wally2007 Mar 19, 2019 12:23 PM 3
Viburnum in the shade? by CrazedHoosier Feb 6, 2019 7:59 AM 10
Need help to identify species (if possible, Binomial name) 19 by NightCrow Jan 16, 2019 1:05 PM 8
Hydrangea plant. by twdowns Dec 9, 2018 5:06 PM 3
Hydrangea paniculata by rerobinson08 Dec 7, 2018 9:50 AM 2
What type of hydrangea is this? And when can I cut it back? by harjen76 Nov 12, 2018 4:05 AM 1
Hydrangea tree? by Shelly13 Oct 21, 2018 7:59 AM 5
Hydrangea by sarah2018 Oct 14, 2018 9:59 AM 1
Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' by frankrichards16 Oct 12, 2018 8:43 PM 18
Hydrangea? by tinypiney Sep 9, 2018 4:20 AM 2

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