Hydrangea paniculata 'Dharuma'

Dharuma Hydrangea

Categories: Shrubs

A stunning Japanese selection noted for its dwarf, compact habit and early flowering. Numerous white flowerheads are in proportion to the size of the plant, appearing in early midsummer, 4-5 weeks earlier than other selections of the species.

More About Hydrangea paniculata 'Dharuma'

  • compact grower
  • earlier to bloom than most H. paniculata types

Blooms become a pleasing pink in late summer into fall. Attractive, healthy somewhat leathery mid to dark green foliage. An ideal choice for smaller home landscapes.


3-4 ft


3-4 ft


2-5 ft

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Dharuma' Characteristics


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


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

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Yellow


  • Vase-like
  • Spreading