The exuberant flower heads of Hydrangea 'Vanille Fraise' are what transform an ordinary paniculata hydrangea into an extraordinary paniculata hydrangea! Turning from vanilla-white, through shades of pink as they age, to a sumptuous rich raspberry pink, these cones of starry flowers are an absolute dream!
With flowers of many different shades of pink present on this hydrangea at any one time, Vanille Fraise is perfect for adding colour to in the late summer border and is particularly useful for north facing gardens where it will add colour and light. Vanilla Fraise also makes a great cut flower and the glorious heads can also be dried and sprayed for a stunning winter decoration.
Very hardy and easy to grow, the loose cone-shaped clusters of blooms form at the tips of red-stemmed branches in summer.
Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm pot ready for planting out.
Hydrangeas love to be kep well watered - don't allow pots to dry out and water borders regularly.
Makes a stunning, informal hege when a number are planted together.