Pink Winky Hydrangea Bushes
What makes the Pinky Winky Hydrangea Shrubs special and unique are the white and pink two-toned flower heads appearing in mid-summer. The large, 16 inch long flower heads, panicles, emerge white as the flowers at the base of the panicle quickly turn pink. The Hydrangea Pinky Winky flowering hydrangea bush is indeterminate, meaning they continue to push new white flowers from the tip of the panicle while older flowers transform to a rich pink hue. As an added bonus the flower heads are held upright on strong stems and will not droop like the Pee Gee hydrangea variety.
Hydrangea paniculata Pinky Winky™ produces dark green foliage making a nice backdrop for its beautiful flowers. Like all paniculata hydrangeas, the Pinky Winky™ blooms regardless of climate, soil, pH or pruning. Perfect as a specimen plant or to create a spectacular flowering hedge.
Growing Tips: Prefers good, loamy soil. Adaptable to many soils, moderate moisture required. Blooms regardless of climate, soil, pH or pruning. Can be easily maintained as a smaller plant or trained into a small tree. Hardy Hydrangeas bloom on new wood so you can prune in the fall or early spring. Be sure to prune off spent flowers when they turn brown. Deciduous shrub. Moderate to fast growth habit. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label recommendations for rates of application.
Pinky Winky™ Hydrangea paniculata 'DVPpinky' PP: 16166 Can. Can.: 2892
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