Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' - ShrubHydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise'
White, Pink and Red Flowers!
Panicle Hydrangea(Hydrangea Paniculata) 'Vanille Fraise' is a particularly abundantly flowering hydrangea variety with large clusters of creamy white flowers that gradually change through the season to pink, before developing to a dark red in autumn. Even after they have withered, the flowers on the lovely panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) 'Vanille Fraise', retain their beautiful colour for a long time and the leaves are lovely autumnal yellow. Flowers on one year old wood so may be cut back every spring. Just a real star of a plant in any garden or border. Or even in a large container on the patio/decking. Order this fabulous ornamental shrub now, today.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreMake sure the roots of Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' are well-moistened by soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water before planting. Prepare a suitable hole in moist, humus-rich soil. Improve your garden soil by adding some compost to it. Plant the Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' at the correct depth. The top of the roots should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' grows best in a sunny or partially shaded area.
Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' makes an excellent companion plantThe large flower panicles of the Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' will attract a lot of attention, which makes it ideal as a solitary shrub. This rich-flowering shrub is also beautiful in the shrub border. You can fill a large flower bed with these fantastic panicle Hydrangeas and you'll soon feel the magic in the air!
Show moreDuring dry periods, do not forget to water more often as the Panicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' doesn't tolerate dry soil, its roots always need water. Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise' flowers on one year branches, therefore, you can cut them back to about 40 cm above ground level each spring. This encourages a compact growth and a more intense flowering. What if you prefer a large shrub? In that case, pruning is not absolutely necessary.
Pruning Plumed HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata flowers on this year's wood. This means you can prune your hydrangea paniculata every spring to about 40 cm above ground level. This encourages strong, compact growth to about 1.75 metres. If you would prefer the shrub to grow large(r), pruning is not strictly necessary and unpruned, this shrub can reach 4 metres.
Show morePanicle Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' is a relatively new and exceptional variety with large panicles, white-cream at first, gradually changing to a pink strawberry flush. As this shrub contains both white and pink flowers, hence the name 'Vanille Fraise'! Mmm... strawberries with vanilla ice cream!