Syn. Pee Gee (USA) AGM 1993
A deciduous shrub with flowers in erect panicles 3m tall. Blooms in early summer, flowers are initially white, aging to pink then to rust in autumn. The flowers can be used in dried arrangements. Unlike H. macrophylla, soil pH will not affect color of blooms. Plant in well-drained average garden soil.
Gardens found in the 28 pre 2000 surveyed: DA-R LHS EBG KEW GN WAK HC SPG JK WIN LAG TR WS RW MS WR (in the 2006 – 2008 European Trials at Wisley)
Gardens found in the 10 surveyed in 2010: DA LHS EBG WS DIN AA ESV AW
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