HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Kyushu'

Commonly known as Hortensia

Long pointed panicles with star-like flowers, erect growing
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HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Kyushu'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Large, glossy, toothed, mid-green leaves.
  • White
  • Height
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Erect, medium-sized shrub. Produces long, pointed panicles to 20cm (8in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Requires a sheltered site
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - cut back previous season's growth to within a few buds of the woody framework in spring to produce larger flowerheads.
  • Pests & Diseases
    red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    Japan (Kyushu Island). Collected as a wild seedling by Collingwood Ingram in 1926.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Pruning group 4 - Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.8m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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