Wonderful white panicles turn to raspberry pink over the summer; a bold and audacious shrub that produces endless reams of massive and dense conical flower clusters at the ends of the branches; long-lasting blooms
This selection is grafted onto a standard to raise the flowers to eye level, features enormous, dense upright two-tone panicles of flowers. Vanilla Strawberry™ Hydrangea 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.
Vanilla Strawberry™ Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
This shrub 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.
This shrub 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.