Hydrangea Fire Light Tidbit™

Hydrangea Fire Light Tidbit™

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Cold hardy to Zone 3 | Heat tolerant to Zone 8b
SKU 27884
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Key Characteristics
Zone

3 - 8

Mature Height

3 Feet

Mature Width

3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Description / Hydrangea Fire Light Tidbit™

The Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea is a compact marvel, designed to effortlessly enhance any space with its 3-foot-tall and wide structure. This multi-stemmed shrub, characterized by its bun-shaped habit, is perfect for patio containers or as a striking addition to the front of your garden border.

As a heavy bloomer, the Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea graces its branches with an abundance of perfectly proportioned, rounded blooms. These blossoms start with a delightful light green to creamy white hue, gradually transforming into a mesmerizing raspberry pink from midsummer to the first frost. This unique blend of colors makes the shrub a visual delight throughout the growing season.

For those in cooler climates, the best time to plant is during the summer, ensuring exposure to full to dappled sunlight. In warmer regions, opt for early spring or fall, selecting a location with the perfect balance of morning sun and afternoon shade. To maintain the vibrant health of the Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea and encourage abundant blooms, it's recommended to apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring. Additionally, a simple pruning in late winter, cutting back stems by approximately one-third of the total height, will not only encourage robust new growth but also promote the development of more flower buds on new wood.

The smallest panicle hydrangea, Fire Light Tidbit® demonstrates remarkable adaptability to different soil locations once established. However, they thrive best in well-drained conditions and prefer not to stay wet, ensuring optimal growth and health in your garden. With mophead flowers, a characteristic of the Hydrangea paniculata SMNHPK, this variety unfolds in a visual symphony, creating a stunning focal point for your garden. Thriving in zones 3-8, the Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea promises beauty even in spaces where other plants may struggle.

Elevate your outdoor haven with the Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea, a true gem that showcases the extraordinary beauty and resilience of hydrangea blooms. Whether nestled in a container or gracing your garden border, this shrub promises a visual symphony from midsummer to the first frost, ensuring your outdoor space remains a haven of natural splendor.

Discover tips to ensure your hydrangeas thrive, from soil preparation to pruning techniques, by following our expert advice on the Hydrangea Planting and General Care Guide and the How to Prune Hydrangea Plants blog.

Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Hydrangea
Species paniculata
Variety 'SMNHPK'
Plant Patent PPAF
Category Shrubs
Habit Compact
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Green, Multi-Color, Pink, White
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Bloom Season End Early Fall
Foliage Color Medium Green
Resistance Cold Hardy
Special Features Fall Color
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Fall Color, Hedge, Specimen
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI
Discount Exempt No

Customer Reviews

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Border addition
Review by Gardener1
Another excellent hydrangea choice for the border of my one acre perennial garden! Climate sends us more rain so I tore out the roses and planted hydrangeasÔÇöof course! A 3ÔÇÖ x 3ÔÇÖ hydrangea fits the bill for a border plant, easy care, no worries, this water lover is a happy camper in my garden and a show stopper when it blooms! No worries gardening is exactly what I pursue!

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