Fire Light® Hardy Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'SMHPFL' PP #25,135; CPBR #5160

Fire Light™ is the new standard to measure all hardy hydrangeas. Upright panicles are packed with florets which transform from pure white in summer to rich pomegranate-pink in late summer to fall. Its thick, sturdy stems hold up the beautiful flowers so they are prominently displayed in the garden. An exceptional landscape shrub for foundation planting, back of the border or cutting garden.
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Your climate may be too warm for this plant: 10


Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Requires regular watering - weekly or more often in extreme heat.


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    735 E. Foothill Blvd. Claremont CA 91711

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers turn reddish pink in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Best with rich, loamy, slightly acidic soil, but highly adaptable to most well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to develop a deep, extensive root system. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer in early spring. Blooms on new wood; prune in late winter or early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

Your climate may be too warm for this plant