Hydrangea Pinky Winky® Description
Hydrangea Pinky Winky is a colorful cold-hardy paniculata Hydrangea with eye-catching 16" flower heads of pink and white. Stunning as a long blooming Hedge Plant for for sun-part shade
Tidy mounds have strong stems that support the blooms above the foliage to keep them from drooping.
A deciduous shrub, flowers emerge in summer a pristine white and quickly change to a deep pink. New flowers are continuously borne at the top of the cluster, thus giving a two-toned effect of pink & white.
Hydrangea flowers have many sizes and colors, but Pinky Winky puts on a tremendous show and compliments any garden design with its long bloom season from summer-frost. Excellent cut flower either fresh or dried!
Paniculata Hydrangeas bloom reliably regardless of cold temperatures, soil pH, or pruning.
Combine with spring blooming Hellebores, colorful Heucheras or Hostas!Special features: Cut flower, Dried flower, Easy care, Fast growing, Heat tolerant, Long blooming, Moisture tolerant, Multi-seasonal interest
Hydrangeas are continuing to take the flowering shrub world by storm. They are widely adaptable to both clay and sandy soil provided they are given copius amounts of water during the prolonged summer dry spells. Almost all hydrangeas thrive under morning sun with protection from the intense afternoon sun.
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- Botanical name:
Hydrangea paniculata 'pinky' Pinky Winky ®
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- Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8
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- Height x width:
6' x 5'
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Background, Border, Cottage gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge, Massing, Ornamental, Specimen
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- Patent #:PP#16,166'DVPpinky'
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Soil: Average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. This variety is more tolerant of varying soil pH. Mulch to conserve moisture and buffer soil temperatures.
Light: Most varieties tolerate full sun in the North, but benefit from afternoon shade. Tolerates full sun only if grown with consistent moisture. In the South, plants require afternoon shade. Intolerant of drought, with foliage tending to decline considerably in dry conditions
Water: Water to keep soil moist, but not wet. This variety is more tolerant of drought.
Spacing: 3 - 5 ft.
Fertilizing: Fertilize once in spring with a fertilizer designed to encourage blooms (such as 15-30-15).
Winterizing: Remove and destroy any fallen foliage that was infected by powdery mildew.
Maintenance & pruning: Little pruning is needed beyond removing any dead wood whenever seen. If desired, plants can be cut back as needed in early spring. Blooms on new wood
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