Hydrangea paniculata ‘Phantom’

Introduced by Pieter Zwinenburg, Boskoop, Netherlands, in 1990.

H. paniculata Phantom B

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Phantom’ produces huge, white panicles up to 400mm long – possibly the largest flowers in the paniculata species. 

Inflorescence: Large panicles, 400mm x 150mm, opening creamy-white and aging to pink. The flowerheads begin to form in June and last until late September.

Colour in neutral soil:      White
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:      White (no change).

AGM Award logo 2012 (4)

H. paniculata Phantom floret AA

Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, slightly overlapping,
35mm diam.

Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

 

H. paniculata Phantom leaf B

Leaves: Dark green and coarse with short petioles. 150mm l x 90mm w.