Hydrangea paniculata MAGICAL HIMALAYA 'Kolmahima' PBR
Shrub grows to a height of 1.5 m and similar in width. Straight, stiff stems. Dark green ovate leaves, roughly hairy on both sides. Fertile and sterile flowers, inflorescences gathered in conical tops of the stems. Inflorescences grow up to 25 cm in length. They are intensely white with a slightly greenish tone. 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 resistant to frost (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. The flowers are perfect for bouquets and drying.
Breader: Cultivar obtained at Kolster BV nursery, released to the market by this company in 2014.
Applicant: BREEDERPLANTS VOF, Botterwerf 14, 2804 MK Gouda, The Netherlands