- USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8
- Height 8 to 10 Feet Tall
- Width 8 to 10 Feet Wide
- Full Sun to Partial Shade
If you're looking for all the lovability of a hydrangea but with a twist of uniqueness? The Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom’ is the top pick! It has thick, conical blooms that reach up to fifteen inches. The colors provide creamy white blooms in the summer and as fall nears, they turn a pale and dark pink. This is a sturdy and easy to care for hydrangea.
As unique as its blooms the foliage is a green-yellow and oval in shape. The creamy white blooms begin to make their appearance in summer and have a hint of lime green. Throughout the season and in to fall they change over to a pale and deep pink. This hydrangea has a spreading habit and grows to be between six to ten feet tall and wide. It is a great accent or focal point. Use this hydrangea as a border plant or as a hedge. It will do exceedingly well in mass planting and its blooms are perfect for your next arrangement.
Phantom Hydrangea Care
Caring for your Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom’ is simple. This one loves sun or partial sun. It can tolerate heat. Plant in a rich soil that is well drained and stays moist. In warmer climates afternoon shade is recommended. It will thrive in all soils with varying Ph. If pruning is desired, prune in late winter or early spring. The water needs of the Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom’ are average but will require more water in times of drought. Apply a fertilizer specifically for shrubs in the spring. Be sure to mulch the base in cooler climates and remove all dead foliage after the flowering season has ended.
Phantom Hydrangea Spacing
The Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom’ grows to a height of six to ten feet with a spread of also six to ten feet. Spacing for this hydrangea should be eight to twelve feet center on center. Spacing correctly ensures the health and longevity of your plant.
Phantom Hydrangea Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8
|Flower Color(s): Pink & White
|Bloom Period: Summer & Fall
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
|Height: 8-10 Feet Tall
|Spread: 8-10 Feet Wide
|Spacing: 8 Feet Center on Center
|Blooms On: New Wood
|Shrub Type: Deciduous
|Scientific Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom'
|Common Name: Phantom Hydrangea
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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