Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu'

Kyushu Hydrangea

Categories: Shrubs

Very attractive to insects as it has more fertile florets than many other cultivars. Open panicle, sterile florets are small and remain white. Compact, suiting a small garden but superseded by recent introductions. Does well in a pot. Responds well to hard pruning producing attractive panicles


More About Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu'

  • a beautiful Hydrangea
  • originated in Kyushu, Japan

In 1926, softwood cuttings were taken by Captain Collingwood Ingram from a slope on a sacred volcano on Aso-San in Kyushu, Japan. He then gave cuttings to Robert and Jelana de Belder of the Kalmthout Arboretum in Belgium, where it was then distinguished and distributed as a cultivar 'Kyushu' named after Kyushu, Japan.


Height:

6-7 ft

Spread:

3-7 ft

Spacing:

2-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Hedging

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Flower Color

  • White
  • Green

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding
  • Spreading