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Hydrangea paniculata Great Star 'Le Vasterival'
Common Name: Panicle Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Open forests and thickets in valleys and on mountain slopes and peaks.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourPink
Height6-10' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread3-5' FragranceYes
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Moist Stem ColourBurgundy
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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