Elegant cone-shaped panicles in pure white make a fabulous display from July to September. The large blooms are well loved by pollinating insects (RHS Perfect for Pollinators) and make superb cut flowers too. Hydrangea paniculata 'Magical Starlight' is a strong growing, even and well-branched shrub with ovate green leaves and young red stems. A lovely addition to a cottage garden or woodland border and equally impressive in a large patio container. Height: 1.5m (5'). Spread: 1m (3').
Patio, Cottage Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden
Sun or semi shade, Dappled shade
1 X 3.6 Litre Potted Hydrangea Plant (T68047) 2 X 3.6 Litre Potted Hydrangea Plants (T68048P)
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Leave the faded hydrangea flower heads in place until the new buds swell in spring to protect the delicate buds from frost damage. Prune after flowering, reducing the stems to restrict their growth to the available space and to improve the shape of the plant. If necessary, Hydrangea paniculata will tolerate hard pruning of the oldest stems to a few buds from ground level. This will also encourage larger flower heads to be produced. After pruning hydrangeas, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten.
Hydrangea paniculata prefers a sunny or semi shaded position, with shelter from cold, drying winds. Grow hydrangea plants in any non alkaline, fertile, moist soil. Improve the soil prior to planting by adding with plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost, ensuring that it is mixed in thoroughly and deeply.
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