A beautiful long-season bloomer featuring cones of mixed sterile and fertile white flowers in mid to late summer which fades to a deep pink; a strong and dense, small tree form that makes an incredible landscape accent
Pinky Winky® Hydrangea (tree form) features bold conical white flowers at the ends of the branches from mid-summer to late fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Pinky Winky® Hydrangea (tree form) is a deciduous tree, selected and trained to grow in a small tree-like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Pinky Winky® Hydrangea (tree form) is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Pinky Winky® Hydrangea (tree form) will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.
This tree performs well in both full sun and full shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner-city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of species not originally from North America.