Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Moth’
Bred by Robert and Jelena de Belder of Arboretum Kalmthout, Belgium, in 1975.
Hydrangea paniculata ‘White Moth’ is very floriferous with large panicles that are more spherical than the usual cone-shaped panicles. The ray florets are carried on long pedicels which leave the fertile flowers more exposed than usual.
Inflorescence: Panicle, 140mm x 120mm, remaining white late into the season.
Colour in neutral soil: White, aging to pale green
Colour in acidic soil with Al present: White, aging to pale green
Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, overlapping, 30mm diam.
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Large (to 4m).
Leaves: Mid-green, serrated, slightly pubescent, short pink petioles. 100mm l x 55mm w.