These are the most sun-tolerant of hydrangeas with medium sized mid green leaves, woody stems and a spectacular floral display from February through March, April and into May. Compact and upright growth 1.5m tall x 1.2m wide with dark red stems. The individual flowers (bracts) are large and very showy, beginning creamy white and maturing to pale pink and finally deep pink. Full sun to partial shade.
Hydrangea paniculata requires less water than the Ball-head and lace-cap types. Flower clusters are produced on the end of the branches, opening from light green to creamy white and maturing to Pink or red depending upon the variety.