Hydrangea paniculata 'Silver Dollar'
paniculate hydrangea 'Silver Dollar'
A compact habit, upright and moderately spreading, 125 x 165cm, with strong stems supporting the very dense, rounded, broadly conical panicles. Leaves yellow-green, stems greenish with white lenticels, pink flushed below, turning brown during and after flowering. Fertile florets are few, so the panicle is coloured by the crowded sterile florets, which are white becoming pink flushed. Slight fragrance. Suitable for small gardens.
Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Skin allergen. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Hydrangea can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, or self-clinging climbers, with flowers in clusters usually comprising both small fertile and more showy sterile flowers; often good autumn colour
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in moist but well-drained moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
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