Quick Fire® Hydrangea Shrub
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||4-5 Feet|
|Bloom Color||Multicolored, Pink, White|
We are so excited to be able to offer the Quick Fire® hydrangea! This rare hydrangea is absolutely stunning. Pure white lacecap blooms transition to blush pink and by fall are deep rose red. Butterflies and hummingbirds flock to this beauty! The phenomenal display doesn’t stop at the blooms; the Quick Fire Hydrangea tree has exciting fall foliage as well. The leaves turn gold and burgundy!
The Quick Fire hydrangea blooms a full month before other panicle hydrangeas and keeps on going through fall. You will enjoy a very long bloom period that lasts almost half of the year from summer to fall.
These breath-taking blooms are perfect for fresh cuttings and floral arrangements and even dry well to be used in bouquets all year long.
- Exciting blooms. Beautiful lacecap bloom clusters cover this hydrangea tree. The flowers start out pure white in summer and slowly blush from a light pink to a deep rose red in fall.
- Early blooms. This Quick Fire blooms up to one month earlier than other panicle hydrangeas and keeps blooming just as long!
- Long bloom period. This hydrangea tree blooms from summer through fall giving you exquisite flowers for months on end.
- No blue blooms! The flowers of the Quick Fire hydrangea are not affected by pH so you will never have blue blooms.
- Low maintenance. The Quick Fire hydrangea tree is easy to care for; give it a drink and some food and it will be your pride and joy for years to come.
For zone 8 we recommend some afternoon shade, but keeping the soil moist throughout your hydrangea’s life can keep it happy even in full sun in warmer climates.
What Are Good Companion Plants For This Tree?
Viburnums, hostas, and ferns are great companion plants and pair well with this hydrangea in the landscape.
Where Should I Plant A Quick Fire Hydarangea Tree?
Plant throughout grow zones 3-8 in a spot that has well drained soil, we recommend some afternoon shade, but keeping the soil moist throughout your hydrangea’s life can keep it happy even in full sun in warmer climates.
How Far Apart Should I Space These Hydrangeas?
This tree has a spread of 10 feet so space 8-10 feet apart when planting. If you want a to create a hedge, planting 7-8 feet apart will create a closer knit look.
Spring and fall are the best times to plant hydrangeas. Hydrangeas can be planted in winter in areas where the ground is digable and in summer with plenty of water.
The Quick Fire tree hydrangea prefers full sun to part sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil.
Keep the soil moist, but not saturated, especially in summer and in the first year after planting. Throughout its life this hydrangea will do best with a deep watering once weekly when it is hot and dry.
Applying mulch at about 2 inches deep is highly recommended for hydrangeas. Mulching will cut back on watering needs and protect your hydrangea plant in extreme temperatures.
Fertilize in spring with a slow release fertilizer for best results.
This Quick Fire hydrangea tree’s blooms are not affected by soil pH.
You don’t need to prune panicle hydrangeas, but pruning back during dormancy can help encourage a bushier growth, a uniform shape, and renew an older plant. This hydrangea blooms on new wood.
The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to success.
The Quick Fire hydrangea tree is perfect for accenting your home and garden. Anchoring the corners of your home with this unique shrub on standard will add color, beauty, and flair! You will love the endless blooms in a distinctive hedge or group planting.
Add to a mixed bed or plan a mixed bed or lovely cottage garden around this stunning hydrangea tree.
This hydrangea tree is gorgeous in containers and will brighten a patio, deck, entryway, or terrace.