Hydrangea paniculate grandiflora and its beautiful brethren
Hydrangea paniculate grandiflora differs fromother varieties of large bush sizes with a mass of branches on which are located large conical inflorescences with a variety of sterile flowers. The plant reaches a height of two meters and has a dense round crown. Young shoots of red-brown color slightly pubescent. The leaves are dark green, slightly velvety, oblong with a pointed end. They bloom in the spring, but later than in other varieties.
Blossoms hydrangea paniculate grandiflora from Julyuntil the end of September. At first white flowers blossom, and after a few weeks they begin to turn pink. Buds are fragrant, sterile, collected in lush large inflorescences.
The plant loves light, but well tolerates andpenumbra. Despite the winter hardiness, the young bushes freeze in severe frosts, the resistance to cold increases with age. Hortensia paniculate grandiflora prefers wet, loose, acidic, fertile soils. The plant does not tolerate the presence of lime in the soil, it has a resistance to air pollution.
It is better to plant hydrangeas on sunny places,protected from gusts of wind. During the growth of shoots it is necessary to water and fertilize with fertilizers. For the winter, young bushes should be sheltered. Early in the spring, it is necessary to prune the faded, frozen and weak shoots. If the sap flow has begun, then the pruning is produced at the beginning of the leaf opening.
Hydrangea paniculate grandiflora is used in the group and single plantings, and is also cultivated in the form of a stem and for distillation. From the flowers are beautiful winter bouquets.
Another representative of the family who receivedwide popularity, is hydrangea panicle lymlite. The plant is distinguished by dense sterile inflorescences, which have a clear greenish shade, which begin to turn pink by the autumn. The shrub reaches a height of one and a half meters, has a rounded crown with velvety oblong dark green leaves with a pointed apex. Flowering continues from the end of June until the last days of September. Large large-caliber inflorescences consist of sterile buds of greenish or pale-lemon color, which subsequently turn pink. Like all hydrangeas, lime light is photophile. In winter, young shoots froze to the level of snow cover. Prefers moistened acid soils, for this, when planting in a pit, it is necessary to add acidic peat. Before the beginning of sap movement, the faded strong branches should be cut to the level of the developed renal node. Used for planting in shrub mixborders and in many places of rest.
The perfect variety for garden planting ishydrangea paniculate pink. This species has long narrow pyramidal inflorescences with large flowers of dark pink color with a lilac-purple outflow. The shrub reaches 2 meters in height and has straight almost unbranched shoots of red-brown color, on which are kept oblong, dense, rough, shallow-toothed leaves of dark green color. The beginning of flowering occurs in July and lasts until September. Sterile flowers are placed on long pedicels, and when they unfold they have a whole color, which then flows into pink, then darkens and acquires a lilac-purple hue.
Like other varieties of hydrangeas, the plantdemanding the acidity of the soil, loves light, with age acquires winter hardiness. In the period of active growth it is necessary to produce watering and fertilizing with fertilizers. Fresh young shoots for the winter should be harbored and mulch tree trunks. In early spring, pruning weak and frozen branches. Used pink diamond in group plantings, its kind of emphasis in the compositions, which include red-leaved plants.