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Little Quick Fire Hydrangea - 3 Gallon Pot
About a month earlier than other H. paniculata cultivars, the showy flower clusters of Little Quick Fire first emerge white then turn to pink and eventually to red to reddish-purple as summer progresses. The flowers are great for cutting and use in fresh or dried floral arrangements. A dwarf version of Quick Fire excellent for small spaces and containers. Get all the details below!

Little Quick Fire Hydrangea - 3 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 3 GALLON POT
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1 $64.97
2+ $59.90

Little Quick Fire Hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata 'SMHPLQF' USPP 25,136

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b  Find Your Zone 



Special Attributes

For those familiar with the 'Quick Fire' Hydrangea, here's a miniature version appropriately named 'Little Quick Fire' Hydrangea. Its more compact size to only 3 to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide make it an excellent selection for smaller garden spaces and in pots, planters and other containers. About a month earlier than other H. paniculata cultivars, the showy flower clusters of Little Quick Fire first emerge white then turn to pink and eventually to red to reddish-purple as summer progresses. The flowers are great for cutting and use in fresh or dried floral arrangements.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing only 3 to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide feet wide, the Little Quick Fire Hydrangea makes an impressive specimen in smaller garden spaces or a colorful grouping or low hedge in larger spaces. A fine addition to mixed flowering shrub borders, as an accent in home foundation plantings, as a background in perennial gardens, and in pots, planters and other containers. A fine addition to Hydrangea gardens, pink or red theme gardens, cut flower gardens, and cottage gardens.

Suggested Spacing:  3 feet apart for solid hedges; 7 feet or more apart for space between plants


Little Quick Fire Hydrangea is very easy to grow in average, moist, well-drained soil. In the South, it grows best in a location where it will receive some shade or filtered sunlight during the hottest part of the afternoon. For best flowering provide at least hours of sun a day. USDA Zones: 3a-8b  Find Your Zone

Note:  Little Quick Fire is a Hydrangea paniculata species that produces its flowers from buds that are formed on "new wood" (the current season's growth). This means you don't want to prune them in late spring or summer when they're preparing to bloom. 

For proper pruning time and techniques on various types of Hydrangea see:  How To Prune Various Types Of Hydrangea 



Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find advice from our experts on how to plant, fertilize, prune and water Hydrangea shrubs.







Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b  Find Your Zone 
Plant Type:  Deciduous Flowering Shrub
Height at Maturity:  3-5'
Width at Maturity: 3-4'
Spacing:  3' for solid hedges; 7' or more for space between plants
Growth Habit / Form:  Bushy, Rounded, Mounding
Flower Color:  White turning to Pink and then Red or reddish-Purple
Flower Size:  Large - up to 6" inches long
Flowering Period:  Summer thru Fall
Flower Type:  Single florets in large clusters
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  NA
Berry Color:  NA
Sun Needs:  Full Sun or Part Shade
Water Needs:  Average, low when established
Soil Type:  Clay (amended), Loam, Sand (amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  6.0 - 8.0 (Moderately Acid to Moderately Alkaline)
Maintenance / Care:  Very Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Disease, Drought (when established in part shade), Heat, Humidity, Insect, Mildew, Sun



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