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Hydrangea Puffer Fish

Hardy Hydrangea
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Blooms on New Wood
Captivating flowers with a whimsical name! Summer-long clouds of white nearly obscure the foliage. The flowers inflate to a notable 6-8” across. A wispy sprig of white florets emerges from the tip of each panicle as blossoms mature to lime green. Hydrangea Puffer Fish® blooms on new wood, so there is no worry about winter cold. Strong stems keep the beefy flowers upright with a compact habit. A deciduous shrub, this Hardy Hydrangea will promote reliable flowering and hardier plants with bountiful summer displays. Lovely as a shorter hedge, accent planting, or an enticing entrance planting.

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Code HYPF

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Plant Type Shrubs

Species paniculata

Height Tall 3-5'

Spacing Plant 3-5' apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 3-8

Soil Type Normal

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Product

Proven Winners

These varieties have been proven in trials around the world to be vigorous and easy to grow. Best of all, Proven Winners are known to be absolutely covered with vibrant, long-blooming flowers.

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming
  • Winter Interest

Planting Sites

  • Good for Hedge
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Hydrangea General Information

Paniculata Hydrangeas are cold hardy, more sun tolerant and superb in the border for summer and autumn display. Blooming on new wood, the flowering is not affected by cold snaps and will bloom consistently every year. Provides winter interest too if flowers are left on. Great for indoor decorating as their flowers are easily dried. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Hydrangea Plant Care

Paniculata Hydrangeas can be pruned in the fall, winter, or spring. Do not prune just before they bloom, and it is not necessary to prune them every year. For a strong structure, it is a good idea to trim out any crossing branches once in awhile. Shaping can be done as needed.