Hydrangea paniculata Fire Light
Hydrangea 'Fire Light' Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

Panicle Hydrangea

'Fire Light' Hydrangea has everything you could want in a shrub. The upright panicles are packed with florets which transform from pure white to rich pomegranate pink. It has a very upright growth habit with strong stems that keep the big blooms from flopping. It is hardy, disease resistant and very easy to grow. It is wonderful for cutting fresh or can be left to provide winter interest in the landscape. It is a beautiful background plant for a mixed border. It also makes a sensational hedge. Anywhere you use it this hydrangea is a winner.

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  • Height: 137 – 183cm - (4.5-6 ft)
  • Spread: 152 - 183cm - (5-6 ft)
  • Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: sun to part shade
  • Bloom Time: summer to fall
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Bloom Colour: white aging to deep raspberry
  • Nature Attraction: butterflies

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Hydrangea 'Fire Light' is an easy, low maintenance shrub. Provide average well drained soil and plenty of moisture in full sun to partial shade. It is not as water dependent as some varieties of hydrangea, and once established, will tolerate drought better. 'Fire Light' can be pruned in late fall or early spring because it blooms on new wood. The spent flowers can be pruned off after blooming or left until the spring for winter interest.

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