A beautiful selection, Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' has elegant flower panicles, white initially and gradually turning lovely shades of strawberry pink. The flower display can last from mid summer into autumn.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' is an easy to grow and reliable, flowering garden plant!
Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall)
Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Flowering Period: July - September.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' grows to be a medium sized, branching shrub.
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 back to a bud, 30 - 40 cm above the ground each March. This will keep the plant from getting to large and increase the size of the flower heads.
Several 2 - 3 year old Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' flowering in our gardens (late Sept 2016). This plant is pruned back to approx 30 cm above ground level each March.