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Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea

The name Hydrangea, means “water vessel,” given for its cup-shaped seed capsules. A genus of diverse forms, Hydrangeas are commonly found throughout Asia, from the Hima­layas to Taiwan and Japan, with the exception of 2 species, Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea quercifolia, which are native to North America. Easily cultivated, this shrub’s lush deciduous leaves are best suited to loose, moist soil in the shade of tall trees or on the north side of the house.

An upright and rounded, compact cultivar, this exceptional deciduous shrub arose from a 1980s selection of Hydrangea ‘Unique’ seedlings. Amid handsome, ovate dark greenery, ample pink buds unveil magnificent, dense, creamy white panicles poised on staunch red-tinged stems. The dramatic progression of color begins as pink hues develop at each flowers base and gradually darken toward its tip, saturating the entire blossom with hushed deep rose shades. Late-blooming ‘Pink Diamond’s grand textural profile can be planted, either singularly or massed, plus added to hedges, mixed borders or open woodland gardens, while its posh pyramidal blooms bestow winter interest and make fantastic dried or fresh cut flowers.

Blooms July–October

Size: 6' 0" – 8' 0" high x 5' 0" – 7' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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