Series: First Editions

Hydrangea paniculata 'Le Vasterival'

Great Star Hydrangea: Patent PP 20272

Categories: Shrubs

Add star power to your garden with this beautiful discovery from the renowned French garden of Princess Sturdza. Flowers open to large, white, wavy, star-shaped florets that can be up to 4" wide. The flowers are incredibly fragrant. Flowering starts mid-summer and will last until the first hard frost, providing many weeks of interest. This low maintenance shrub is a great backdrop and blends easily with other plants.

More About Hydrangea paniculata 'Le Vasterival'

  • very distinct flowers on this Hydrangea
  • huge florets and panicles

The origin of Hydrangea Great Star™ goes back to theVasterival Gardens in Varangeville-sur-Mer, a few miles west of Dieppe in Normandy, France where the plant was found in the garden of Princess Sturdza, a self-taught and internationally renowned gardener.  Since 1955, Princess Sturdza grew more than 10,000 species and plant varieties creating a beautiful garden with varying interest all year long. Le Vasterival is "a very special garden that attracts and fascinates amateur gardeners as well as the most renowned botanists and horticulturalists."

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6-12 ft


3-7 ft


2-5 ft

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Le Vasterival' Characteristics


  • Dried Flower
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Flower Color

  • White
  • Pink
  • Light Pink


  • Rounded
  • Mounding
  • Spreading