Hydrangea paniculata 'Big Ben'

Big Ben Hydrangea

Categories: Shrubs

This cultivar of paniculata has a conical shaped flowerhead which opens as a pale green bud and gradually matures through white and pale pink to deep pink. 6-9'tall.


One of the star performers in the recent RHS trials at Wisley, England. Big conical lacy heads of white flowers which develop pink ray florets as they age. Very popular with pollinating insects.


Height:

6-12 ft

Spread:

3-7 ft

Spacing:

2-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Hydrangea paniculata 'Big Ben' 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