Fire and Ice™ Panicle Hydrangea Tree Form

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Hydrangeas, those queens of the shade garden, never fail to impress with their big blooms and luscious leaves. What could possibly improve on that? How about a smart tree-form of the award-winning Fire and Ice™ Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Wims Red' PP26005)! Not only is the tree form easy to put in your landscape but it fits right in garden containers and patio beds and takes up much less room than the bush form. Grafted onto high-quality stock, this is instant topiary for your garden!

As if the striking tree form wasn't enough, you haven't truly enjoyed Panicle Hydrangeas until you've seen Fire and Ice in all its elevated glory. This beauty heralds early summer with an explosion of creamy white panicles of hundreds of small florets. Then in mid-summer, the flowers blush to pink, and in preparation for the fall show when the flowers turn deep red to match the season.

Mature flowers develop a marvelous pink as fall comes on. They'll stay showy until frost! Backed by the iconic Hydrangea foliage that is a quilted, toothy and textured lush green backdrop for those magnificent Panicle blossoms is the perfect combination. With some of the deepest red-pink blooms on the market, Fire Light Hydrangea isn't affected by soil pH.

Planting and Application:

This is such a great garden plant! You can use a pair to flank a doorway in large pots, or use one as a specimen in a planting bed. Try them with Azaleas and Coral bells for an unforgettable display! Woody Hydrangea tree form can even be grown in large outdoor containers. You'll amplify their sophisticated effect even further to decorate your balcony, patio, porch or deck.

Best of all, you'll enjoy a lavish display of blooms for months! Let this generous small tree grace your yard all summer and fall as a wonderful focal point. Snip a few for voluptuous indoor displays once they start to dry on the plant. They'll become beautiful dried flowers for indoor use, and can be sprayed silver or gold for the Holidays. Go ahead and give them as a cunning gift for the new homeowner.

  • Petite Topiary Tree-Form Perfect for Any Garden Space!
  • Color-Changing Blooms - White to Pink to Deep Red
  • Tall Panicle Blossoms
  • Handsome Green Textured Foliage & Strong Straight Standard
  • Great in Containers, Gift, Specimen & Cut Flower

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Give it plenty of sun for the best least four hours a day. In the warmest climates, consider placing them where they will receive afternoon shade. We also recommend that you find a sheltered planting spot that doesn't get buffeted by the worst of the wind. Give your Fire Light Hydrangea well-drained soils. Use a container, or create a raised planting bed if your soil stays soggy after a rainfall.

And while these lush small trees might look high-maintenance, nothing could be further from the truth. Fire and Ice is a beginning gardener's dream! The plant blooms on new wood, and it's a simple matter of a single shaping in spring to maintain their rounded canopy. Mulch over the root system to a depth of three inches. Pull the mulch back from the trunk several inches

  • Grow in Either Full Sun or Light Shade
  • Moderate, Consistent Moisture & Mulched Bed
  • Very Cold Hardy and Heat Tolerant
  • Prune/Shape Early Spring - Blooms on New Wood
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance

Whatever you do, don't wait to order these. At this price, they will be flying out of the nursery. Buy your Fire and Ice Panicle Hydrangea Tree Form online from Nature Hills today! You'll be so pleased with these strikingly lovely accent plants. They'll get better year after year with proper care and growing conditions!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Fire and Ice™ Panicle Hydrangea Tree Form Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Hydrangea paniculata 'Wims Red'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Consistent Moisture
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White, Pink & Red
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring