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Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'/Peegee Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' / Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'
A large specimen of this hydrangea can make a spectacular display of flowers in late summer
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A large specimen of this hydrangea can make a spectacular display of flowers in late summer

Inflorescence in full bloom and foliage

In some climates fading flowers can take on a handsome rosy color for several weeks

Sterile (showy) flowers and fertile (seed-like) flowers

An inflorescence silhouetted against a blue sky

Two bright white flower heads

Flowers and foliage

Quantity of flowers on a healthy specimen of the peegee hydrangea

Flower heads can be quite large

Flowers on plant growing in New England

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Scientific Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'
Common Name: Peegee Hydrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Produces mass of white flowers on current seasons growth, so prune before growth starts in spring. Can produce large panicles of flowers up to 18 inches in length. The flowers change from white to pinkish in fall and finally to brown in late fall and winter.