This is the most common H. paniculataform. It can be grown either as a large shrub or small tree, and it is known for its large panicles of white flowers. In fact, with some good pruning, this shrub can produce flower clusters measuring up to 12-18″ in length!
- Produces large panicles of white flowers that turn purplish-pink throughout the summer
- Adapts to a wide range of climates
- Can be grown as a shrub or pruned to tree form
- Will be delivered at a height of 1’–2′
To train as a single-stemmed tree: Select the straightest and strongest stem to use as the trunk. Stake the stem. Prune out additional stems, leaving 3–4 branches on the upper ¼ of the plant. Every spring, remove branches from the bottom ¾ of the plant and prune the top to a desired shape.
- The Pee Gee Hydrangea grows in zones 3-8
- Mature Height: 10’–20′
- Mature Spread: 10’–20′
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Shape: Rounded
- Sun Preference: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Soil Preference: Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained
This form was introduces from Japan in 1862.