Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata Little Quick Fire™) in the Hydrangeas Database

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Little Quick Fire™
Cultivar name: 'Smhplqf'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: White
Other: Maturing to pinkish-red. Flower color is not affected by soil PH.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 25,136 (2014), Can 5,406
Parentage: Bulk x unknown

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Mar 14, 2018 8:39 AM

Hydrangea paniculata Little Quick Fire® 'SMHPLQF' (PP25136, 2014) was developed by Timothy D. Wood of Michigan. An open-pollination of Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk' as the seed parent. As the name implies, it's a dwarf variety ( 3-5 feet tall). It blooms about one month before other hydrangeas. White flowers turn pink as summer progresses. Blooms on new wood. Flower color is not affected by soil pH. A Proven Winners® selection. Paniculata hydrangeas are the most cold hardy (Zone 3-8). Native to Asia. Stiff upright branches do not splay. Flowers are more cone-shaped rather than ball-shaped.

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Almost Eden has a good selection of Hydrangeas by frankrichards16 May 2, 2018 4:17 AM 3
standard form of hybrid paniculata hydrangeas by jtrema Apr 26, 2018 8:05 PM 4

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