Hydrangea paniculata 'Dvppinky'

Pinky Winky Hydrangea

Categories: Shrubs

Hydrangea is a valuable genus of some 100 species of shrubs and vines grown for their large and very showy flower heads. Hydrangeas are at their best in summer and fall—a quiet time for most woody plants—and are worth having for that reason alone.


More About Hydrangea paniculata 'Dvppinky'

  • -erect and sturdy...holds blooms well
  • blooms on new wood...tolerates pruning
  • two tone blooms

Hydrangea that's hardy to Zone 4, is not bothered by pH, blooms midsummer to frost, and tolerates drought. Massive flower heads, bicolored pink and white, are held upright on strong red stems. The Royal Horticultural Society conducted a 5-year trial of 47 varieties of Hydrangea paniculata, and Pinky Winky was one of just 10 given their highest rating, an Award of Garden Merit. Imagine this as a flowering hedge. A Proven Winners®/Color Choice® variety. PP 16,166


Height:

6-12 ft

Spread:

3-7 ft

Spacing:

2-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Hydrangea paniculata 'Dvppinky' Characteristics

Attributes

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

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

  • Pink
  • White