A showy late summer-blooming shrub with cone-shaped panicles of mixed sterile and fertile white flowers which persist into winter, blooms well in shade; somewhat coarse in appearance, regular pruning recommended; needs slightly acidic well-drained soil
Tardiva Hydrangea features bold conical white flowers with pink overtones at the ends of the branches from late summer to late fall that fade to indian red over time. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Tardiva Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.
Tardiva Hydrangea is recommended for the following landscape applications;