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Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' /Tardiva Peegee Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'   / Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'
Dried flowers and foliage changing color in late autumn
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Dried flowers and foliage changing color in late autumn

Specimen shrub blooming in early August in Birmingham Botanical Garden

Large floral panicles

Close-up of both sterile (white) and fertile (green) flowers

Top end of a panicle of flowers

Typical seeing insects gathering nectar from flowers as is the case with this wasp

Panicle showing both sterile and fertile flowers

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Scientific Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'
Common Name: Tardiva Peegee Hydrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 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
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Comments: This easy to grow hydrangea can be pruned and trained so that it has the appearance of a small tree. Blooms on current seasons growth, so prune in late winter or early spring. One of the latest hydranges to bloom, often in flower into September.