Hydrangea paniculata White Moth
Hydrangea paniculata White Moth
November 26, 2018
Hydrangea paniculata Zwijnenburg
Hydrangea paniculata Zwijnenburg
November 26, 2018

Hydrangea paniculata Wim’s Red


Hydrangea paniculata ‘Wim’s Red’ is an excellent panicle hydrangea; in fact, it is definitely our favourite. Can be grown as a standard to make a very special feature plant.

Inflorescence: Panicle, 120mm across. Flowers open white, turn pink by mid-season, then to a bright magenta.

synonyms: H. p. ‘Fire and Ice’ PPAF, EU 29135

Bred by Wim Rutten.

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
White aging to magenta

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White aging to magenta (no change)

Ray florets: 3 or 4 sepals, overlapping, slightly serrated, 30mm diam.

Towards the end of the season, the ray florets invert exposing the reverse sides which have changed to a bright magenta colour.

Leaves: Matt light green. Striking bright magenta stems, petioles, peduncles and pedicels.