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Phantom Panicle Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom'

SKU
40399
A remarkable panicle hydrangea with the largest flower heads of any of its species - up to 15 inches long. The conical color-changing blooms unfold midsummer as a creamy white, then graduate to a blushing, soft pink as the summer progresses. A heavy bloomer with sturdy-stemmed flowers that do not flop. Deciduous.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationhy-DRAIN-juh pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsPartial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Viburnum (Viburnum); Dogwood (Cornus)

Thrives in organically rich, acidic to neutral, well-drained soils. Apply mulch to conserve soil moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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