How tall does hydrangea WIMS Red grow?

This fully hardy, deciduous shrub makes an excellent addition to mixed borders, providing a very long season of interest given its intriguing colour changes throughout the growing season. Height and spread: 2m (78″).

How do you prune a paniculata WIMS red hydrangea?

Garden care: To enhance flowering prune hard in early spring, cutting back the previous season’s shoots to within a few buds of the permanent, woody framework of the plant.

Can Hydrangea paniculata grow in shade?

This makes them ideal to grow under the light shade of deciduous trees where the soil is probably enriched by plenty of organic matter from leaf fall. The cultivars of Hydrangea paniculata are some of the most useful, flowering from mid-summer through to autumn depending on variety.

How fast do Hydrangea paniculata grow?

Hydrangeas are classified as rapid growers, with some varieties growing an average of 25 inches per year until they reach maturity. Other hydrangea varieties, such as the Hydrangea paniculata can grow up to 2 feet per year.

Do hydrangeas need lots of water?

Even though hydrangeas require more water than some other shrubs, they don’t like to be over-watered. It is best to have moist soil and not wet soil. One reason hydrangeas get over-watered is when they wilt in the afternoon sun.

Do hydrangeas grow well in pots?

Planting Hydrangeas in Pots Hydrangeas do not do very well in smaller containers because their roots are aggressive and quickly fill smaller containers. Smaller containers also dry out too fast for what hydrangeas prefer. We typically recommend getting a medium to large sized planter that is at least 2 feet wide.

What hydrangeas are heat tolerant?

The hydrangea species which are native to the southeast US, such as the oak leaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea quercifolia) and smooth hydrangeas (Hydrangea arborescens) still typically prefer moist soils but can tolerate summer heat better. The most adaptable hydrangea is the panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata).

What type of hydrangea is Michelle?

Hydrangea macrophylla
Order: Cornales
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Genus: Hydrangea
Species: H. macrophylla