I saw this stunning Hydrangea paniculata in a garden where it was unlabelled and no one knew the name. It took me three years to identify it. I am so excited to finally offer 'Le Vasterival' Great Star. This unique panicle hydrangea has lacy cones studded with huge, fragrant, star-shaped florets up to four inches across (whoa!) of long, narrow, wavy, pure to creamy white petals from early summer well into fall. Paniculatas are among the hardiest of hydrangea and bloom on new wood producing flowers even after a hard pruning or a cold winter which are great for drying. They show some drought tolerance.
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
Open forests and thickets in valleys and on mountain slopes and peaks.