Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'
  • Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'
  • Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'

Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'

£15.00

Distinguished by being one of the latest paniculata cultivars into flower, Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' has long, cone-like clusters of milky-white flowers in autumn which turn plum purplish-pink with age.

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Distinguished by being one of the latest paniculata cultivars into flower, Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' has long, cone-like clusters of milky-white flowers in  autumn which turn plum purplish-pink with age. These flowers stand out well against the dark green summer leaves.

To attain the largest possible flower heads, we advise that Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' should be pruned back hard to around 20 - 30 cm (1 ft) early each spring above ground level and mulched yearly.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: August - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' grows to be a medium sized, branching shrub which can be pruned hard if required.
    • Height: 2.5 m (8 ft) if left unpruned. (up to 1.2 m if pruned yearly)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft) if left unpruned. (up to 1.2 m if pruned yearly)
  • Pruning: Prune Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' back to a bud, 20 - 40 cm above the ground each March. This will keep the plant from getting to large and increase the size of the flower heads.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Autumn (September - November), Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), To grow in a pot

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