Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata Fire Light™) in the Hydrangeas Database

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Fire Light™
Cultivar name: 'Smhpfl'
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: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 5-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Other: Emerge creamy white, maturing to pink and vivid red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP #25,135 (2014) Can #5,160
Parentage: Pink Lady M2A x Pink Lady M2B


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

Hydrangea paniculata Fire Light™ 'SMHPFL' (PP25135, 2014) was developed by Timothy D. Wood of Michigan. A cross of Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink Lady M2A' as the seed parent and Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink Lady M2B'. The new cultivar has large inflorescences with white-colored sterile flowers that become red in the autumn. Medium height. Thick, sturdy stems. A Proven Winners® selection. Can be pruned anytime except when flower heads are forming in the summer.

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