Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Invincibelle® Spirit Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA1’ PP20765
The first pink Annabelle-type Hydrangea producing snowball-shaped blooms from spring to frost. The blooms begin hot pink and fade to soft pink then green. Good heat tolerance.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 3 / Hardy to -30ºF

Limelight Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ PP12874
Wonderful new flowering shrub introduction. Bright chartreuse green, very full flowers in summer become dusted with shades of pink in the fall. Nearly year round interest.

5-6' tall x 4-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 3 / Hardy to -30ºF

Nantucket Blue™ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Grenan’
A repeat-blooming Hydrangea with abundant blue flowers from spring through fall. Flowers will be pink in alkaline soils or blue in acid soils. Blooms on both old and new wood, resulting in an overall increase in bloom number.

4-6' tall x 4-6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Ellen Huff Oakleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ellen Huff’
Mounding, deciduous shrub with oak-like deep green leaves. Fall color is lovely shades of orange and burgundy red. Large upright white panicles in summer. Good heat tolerance.

5-10' tall x 7-12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Munchkin Oakleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Munchkin’
Compact, dense habit is suited for smaller landscapes. Large blooms, borne on strong stems, open white and age to pink. Dark green, deeply lobed foliage turns mahogany in fall. A U.S. National Arboretum introduction.

3' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Pink Elf® Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pia’
A dwarf compact shrub with wonderfully showy masses of large, vibrant pink flowers throughout the summer. Impressive container plant or showy color for borders and the shade garden. Makes a nice cutflower.

18" tall x 24" wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Pinky Winky® Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘DVPPinky’ PP16166
Large summer flowers open white and change to pink, resulting in a beautiful display of two-toned blooms. Good heat and drought tolerance. An outstanding specimen plant, massed in the landscape or as a cut flower.

6-8' tall x 6-8' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 3 / Hardy to -30ºF

Twist-n-Shout® Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘PIIHM-I’ PPAF
The first re-blooming lace-cap Hydrangea that boasts deep pink or blue flowers, depending on soil pH. It begins blooming in late spring and continues until fall. Deep green leaves are held on red stems.

3-5' tall x 3-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Vanilla Strawberry™ Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Renhy’ PPAF
Rounded deciduous shrub is prized for its large, striking pink cone-shaped flowers. Blooms throughout the summer. Flowers are popular fresh or dried. Ideal as a specimen, or in mass plantings or borders.

6' tall x 6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Variegated Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Variegata’
Eye-catching deciduous shrub with large blue or mauve lacecap flowers against large green and white variegated leaves. Provides stunning contrast in the landscape.

4-5' tall x 4-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF