Pee Gee Hydrangea 'Candlelight'

Pee Gee Hydrangea 'Candlelight'

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A beauty with conical flower heads that change throughout the season. From early summer, on red stems, the creamy white flowers unfurl, changing gradually over the to rich, cherry pinks as the nights cool in autumn. As the flowers change, so too does the foliage with russet autumn hues. Hardy and easy care with plenty of grace.

An asset in courtyards, containers and gardens big or small. The flowers open from early summer and power on through autumn. These plants don’t need much maintenance and provide rich rewards.

PeeGee Hydrangea are very hip and happening in the world of landscapers and for good reason. They are valuable in part shade positions and offer very impressive and long lasting in blooms. They have good cold tolerance as they flower on new wood so are not bothered by late season frosts. They are deciduous and can be pruned to shape once the flowering has finished. While more sun hardy than most Hydrangeas, they are best protected from the harsh afternoon sun.

Hydrangeas grow best when planted in a sheltered position of the garden where the roots are cool and moist. If you add plenty of organic matter to the soil and you will be rewarded with masses of stunning blooms.

Hydrangea flowers are good for picking. To help make the flowers last longer, bring a bucket of water out with you to the garden, plunge them in as soon as you have cut the stem. Once you are inside, cut them again (cut the stem on an angle so it has more surface area and doesn’t’ sit on the bottom of the vase) and hold them in hot, boiled water for 30 seconds before arranging in a vase. If it starts to wilt, you can plunge it into a bath – they can rehydrate through the petals, stems and leaves.


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm

Code

HYPCG

Botantical name

Hydrangea paniculata

Height

100-150cm

Width

100-130cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10 cm

Water needs

2