Species - paniculata

Native of Chine & Japan this species has it’s flowers in panicles (long tapering cones) these usually hang from the branches but may sometimes grow upright.  They normally form a large bush with vigorous ascending and spreading branches.  The will flower on new wood and respond well to pruning by producing larger panicles.  The first cultivars were all white, however many new cultivars have been bred that have flowers that turn pink and even red as they mature.

paniculata ‘Dharuma’ Imported from Japan in 1989.

Bed K: Plant 03 Syn. ‘Daruma’ & ‘Daruma Nori Utsugi’ It is often called a dwarf cultivar but it can grow up to 1.8m tall, but normally around 1.2m. ... Read more

paniculata ‘Floribunda’ (Carl Maximowowicz, Japan)

Bed C: Plant 12 The name means Free flowering.  AGM 1992  AM 1953 This is an older well-known Japanese cultivar. Panicles are generally to 10″ to 12″ long but... Read more

paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ (Japan 1867)

Bed L: Plant 15 Syn. ‘Peewee’ in USA:  AGM 1984, 1992 The original form of paniculata introduced by the botanist Sielbold. A deciduous shrub with flowers in large erect... Read more