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Hydrangea Bobo Panicle Starter Plant Quart Size Proven Winner

Hydrangea Bobo Panicle Starter Plant Quart Size Proven Winner

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Hydrangea Bobo® dwarf panicle hydrangea has been turning heads since the first time we saw it at the ILVO research station in Belgium. Exceptionally floriferous, its compact little frame is smothered with large, lacy, white cones in summer. They age to a lovely soft pink.

Awards Gold Floral, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal 2021

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USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2.5 - 3'

Width 2.5 - 3'

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color White, Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes Quick Turn

Dormancy notice: This plant, like many others, enters dormancy or semi-dormancy in the late fall through early spring. *THIS PLANT IS NOT DEAD. It is completely healthy but upon receiving the plant, you may notice it exhibits fewer leaves, discoloration, or complete leaf drop. This is normal and essential to the plant's health. In fact, planting during dormancy promotes root growth, giving your plant a better start for spring, when new foliage will begin to grow. Photos are for reference only and are of mature trees.

 

General Care

Soil Adaptable to most any soil except very wet or excessively alkaline soils.

Pruning In late winter or early spring, cut back by about one-third its total height, just above a set of large buds. This ensures that the growth for the season will come vigorous buds lower on the plant and also serves to remove any remaining dried blooms. Alternatively, cut back in autumn once the plant has gone completely dormant. May be cut back harder if desired, though this tends to produce stems that are unable to achieve maximum stem strength the following season.

Uses Specimen; mixed borders; mass plantings. Makes a good hedge or screen. Excellent for cut flowers, both fresh and dried.

Growing Tips Panicle hydrangeas are the most sun tolerant hydrangeas and are also resistant to wilting. In cooler climates, full sun is recommended for best stem strength and flower set. Flower color is unaffected by soil chemistry. If flowers turn brown and dry instead of aging to pink or red, this indicates that the plant needs more water or that nighttime temperatures are too high for the transition to occur.

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