The so-called PeeGee Hydrangea, well loved by generations of gardeners and for good reason: in late summer it produces huge, conical trusses—up to 18″ long—of double flowers that are rich creamy white and fade gradually to pink and then brown. It forms a broad shrub to 10′ high. Flowers appear on new growth, so late winter or early spring is the best time to prune the overall shape or to remove any stems damaged during the winter.Hydrangea is a valuable genus of some 100 species of shrubs…
Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.
Awesome! Front Yard Tree: Pee Gee Hydrangea Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' Flowering Shrub with Large White Flowers Adapts to a Wide Range of Climates from Zones 3 to 8 Only Hydrangea that can be Pruned into a Tree 10' to 20' High by 10' to 20' Wide
Pee Gee Hydrangea 2-3 foot/SPRING (Hydrangea paniculata `Grandiflora') Enjoy large panicles of white flowers fading to pink beginning in mid-summer and persisting into fall. Let this robust, disease resistant classic grow as a shrub or train it as a small tree to 15 feet or half that size with pruning, best done in early spring. Zones 4-9.