HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Polar Bear'

Commonly known as Hortensia

Large, conical panicles, lime-green, turning white then pink
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Green
    Lime green turning white then pink
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, conical flowerheads 30-40cm (12-16in) 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
    Needs plenty of shelter
  • Partial shade

HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Polar Bear'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Larger flowerheads will be produced if previous season's shoots are cut back to within a few buds of the woody framework in spring
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mite, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould (Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. AJ Bregman, The Netherlands
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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