Hydrangea paniculata ‘Candlelight’
Paniculate hydrangea ‘Candlelight’, Panicle hydrangea ‘Candlelight’, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Hpopr013’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Candlelight’ _ ‘Candlelight’ is a compact, rounded, deciduous shrub with upright, dark red stems bearing ovate, pointed, finely toothed, dark green leaves, flushed purple to yellow in autumn, and, from midsummer to early autumn, dense, conical panicles of white flowers turning deep pink with age.
Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested and contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies.
Deep-pink, White in Summer; White, Deep-pink in Autumn
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Flushed purple, Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Capsid bug , Hydrangea scale
Pruning group 1 or 6. Blooms on new wood so can be pruned in autumn or very early in spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Candlelight’ (Paniculate hydrangea ‘Candlelight’) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Cottage/Informal, City, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers
Plant in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil in sun or partial shade.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West