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.
Introduced by Pieter Zwinenburg, Boskoop, Netherlands, in 1990.
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White (no change)
Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, slightly overlapping, 35mm diam.
Leaves: Dark green and coarse with short petioles. 150mm l x 90mm w.