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Hydrangea paniculata 'Skylight'

Skylight Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Comments

A showy garden shrub valued for its cone-shaped panicles of elegant white flowers which appear in mid-summer, blooms well in shade; somewhat coarse in appearance, regular pruning recommended; needs slightly acidic well-drained soil

Description

A showy garden shrub valued for its cone-shaped panicles of elegant white flowers which appear in mid-summer, blooms well in shade; somewhat coarse in appearance, regular pruning recommended; needs slightly acidic well-drained soil

Landscape Attributes

Skylight Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Skylight Hydrangea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Skylight Hydrangea will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 feet

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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