24 July 2019
Hydrangea paniculata MAGICAL MONT BLANC
Shrub grows to a height of 1.5 m and similar width. Straight stems are very stiff. Dark green, ovate leaves, roughly hairy on both sides. Flowers only sterile, gathered in dense, cone-shaped inflorescences. Inflorescences grow up to 25 cm in length and have an intense white color, initially with characteristic green tip. Flowering begins in July and lasts until September. After blossoming, the flowers dry up and remain an ornament of the shrub through the autumn and winter.
The plant is recommended for cultivation on moderately fertile, moist and permeable, slightly acidic soils, in sunny or semi-shady locations. It is frost resistant (zone 5) and rarely attacked by diseases and pests.
Recommended for planting in groups in home gardens and estate greenery and for growing in containers. Cut flowers are perfect for bouquets and drying.
Cultivar obtained at the Kolster BV nursery, released to the market by this company in 2014.
Applicant: BREEDERPLANTS VOF, Botterwerf 14, 2804 MK Gouda, The Netherlands