Hydrangea Prim White is a new variety of deciduous hydrangea with early white flowers that are especially fragrant. A great choice for cottage gardens and containers.
The foliage of Hydrangea Prim White is lanceolate and green. It emerges in early spring, darkens over the summer, then turns orange before falling with the frosts. The architectural bare-stemmed shrub brings shape to a dull winter garden. In spring, panicles of small creamy flowers emerge and mature to bright white which contrast with its red petioles. The flowers are among the earliest to emerge, often appearing in May and lasting for months. In optimum conditions, a second flowering may occur in September.
Height and Spread of Hydrangea Paniculata Prim White This is a well-formed compact hydrangea that will reach 1.2 – 1.5 metres in height and 1-2 metres across.
How Hardy is Hydrangea Paniculata Prim White Prim White is hardy down to minus temperatures if the roots are well-drained. It likes damp soil and shelter from harsh winds.
How To Use Hydrangea Paniculata Prim White Prim White is a good choice for the back to the middle of a border in cottage style gardens or white schemes. Its long-lasting flowers create a beautiful display that can be surrounded by summer perennials or annuals. You can grow this hydrangea in a well-watered and fed container on a bare deck or patio but it will need regular water as it’s a thirsty plant.
How To Care for Hydrangea Paniculata Prim White Hydrangea Prim White likes rich soil that doesn’t dry out. The type or pH doesn’t matter so long as it is well-drained.
Grow in full sun or partial shade in a partially sheltered spot for the best results and fill the planting hole with plenty of organic matter. Mulch every spring as this provides nutrients and traps moisture around the roots.
Paniculata hydrangeas can be pruned lightly in spring to remove last year’s flower heads or hard pruned down to 2-3 buds on last year’s growth.