Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' - Shrub
Make sure the roots of Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' are well-moistened by soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water before planting. Prepare a suitable hole in moist, humus-rich soil. Improve your garden soil by adding some compost to it. Plant the Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' at the appropriate depth - the top of the roots should be slightly below ground level. Fill the hole and press firmly down. Water immediately after planting. Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' grows best in a sunny or partially shaded area.Planting Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' with other plants
The large flower plumes of the Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' will attract a lot of attention, which makes it ideal as an ornamental specimen bush. This profusely flowering shrub is also beautiful in the shrubbery and looks great when planted alongside Pallidaus 'Marie Simon' (American Lilac).
You could also fill a large flower bed with these fantastic Panicle Hydrangeas - just magical.
Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' is a relatively new variety with huge white flowers with whitish-green accents - wonderful.
The shape of the plume on this variety of hydrangea is nothing more than a flower head where the middle continues growing out. It is really therefore related to the common hydrangeas with rounded flower heads (mop heads) as well as the flat ones (lacecaps) of hydrangea macrophylla.
Water your Panicle Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' more often during dry periods as this plant doesn't tolerate dry soil.Pruning Plumed Hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata Magical Moonlight' flowers on this years wood. This means you can prune your hydrangea paniculata every spring to about 40 cm above ground level. This encourages strong, compact growth and a rich bloom. If you would prefer the shrub to grow large(r), pruning is not strictly necessary.