Pee Gee Hydrangea 'Sundae Fraise'
Set to impress.
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A grandiose, floriferous Hydrangea with sun tolerance.
Hydrangea ‘Sunday Fraise’ has chameleon blooms that, change colour through the season. They open in green shades, maturing to white then the show continues with creams and soft pinks, graduating to deeper and deeper, strawberry pink shades. Oh, what a show!
Hydrangea ‘Sunday Fraise’ is a more sun tolerant variety than most Hydrangeas. This makes it a lot more versatile in the garden. It is French bred and the name translates to Strawberry Sunday. This was a super start at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2022 as the centrepiece of the gold award winning landscape.
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. While more sun hardy than most Hydrangeas, they are best protected from the harsh afternoon sun. They are deciduous and can be pruned to shape once the flowering has finished.
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 flowers.
Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade