Quick Fire Fab® Panicle Hydrangea

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Fluffy Pyramid Blooms in White & Pink Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea!

  • Fluffy Blooms in White and Age Pink!
  • Green Tips & Tight Clusters
  • Large, Dense Shrub
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance
  • Elongated Mophead Panicle Hydrangea
  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Blooms on New Wood
  • Butterflies and Beneficial Pollinators
  • Deer Tend to Avoid
  • Very Cold Hardy
  • Sturdy Stems Perfect for Cut Flowers
  • Reliable Showy & Full Plants

Early blooming, long-lasting flowers and reliability on a fantastic ornamental shrub! That is exactly what you will get on the fantastic Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea shrubs (Hydrangea paniculata 'SMNHPM' USPP 32513)!

Fluffy white blooms are made of smaller florets that are held in tight, pyramid-shaped clusters. Emerging lime-green and turning white, the glorious blooms elongate and age to dark garnet-pink from the base up. Falls frost brings on tan flowers that dry on the plant for winter interest!

Upright growing, bright green foliage is textural and lightly toothed. With a hefty 6 plus feet tall and equal width, Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea is a phenomenal windbreak, privacy screen and shelterbelt for wildlife.

Super easy care and low maintenance, this is an early blooming plant that expands your blooming season by at least a couple of weeks! More blossom means happier pollinators and more flowers for your floral arrangements and bouquets too!

How to Use Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea In The Landscape

Quick Fire Fab is an amazing focal point and foundation planting that will add eye-catching curb appeal. Don't be surprised to see traffic slowing down to have a look! Be the envy of your neighborhood with a row shielding your property from the road!

Use as "Living Walls" for Outdoor Garden Rooms and add tranquil privacy! Try creating a focal point planting in your garden for a stand-out accent!

Enclose your seating areas, fire pits, pergolas or garden swing to create an outdoor space you can't wait to get lost in! Thick privacy and screening, and relaxing hues quickly whisk the rest of the world away.

For lovely greenery at the back of the border, Quick Fire Fab is a fantastic backdrop for your Rose beds, Cottage gardens and every other planting style and design.

Mass plantings of these substantial shrubs are great on slopes to stop the wind, and no longer need to mow hard to navigate hillsides. Pollinators will enjoy the blooms as much as you do, and birds will nest and receive shelter from their dense branching.

#ProPlantTips For Care

Growing the best in full sun for strongest growth and best color, though appreciates some afternoon shade during the worst of the summer's heat or when planted in the warmer of the growing zones.

Hydrangea like Quick Fire Fab is extremely cold-hardy. Doing well in any kind of soil as long as it is well-drained and has access to consistent moisture. For the best health and longevity of bloom, be sure to provide more water during the summer's heat.

A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

Hydrangea that bloom on new wood should be pruned in late winter to early spring, before you see any new growth. This way you won't chance to remove a single one of those lovely flowers.

Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea is not affected by soil pH by much and you'll consistently see vigorous growth and blooms on this reliable ornamental shrub!

With almost too many benefits to tout on this amazingly hardy shrub, you will rest assured that Quick Fire Fab Hydrangea will be an easy-care shrub for your landscaping needs! Order yours from the Hydrangea experts at Nature Hills Nursery today!

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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Quick Fire Fab® Panicle Hydrangea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Hydrangea paniculata 'SMNHPM' USPP 32,513
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White, Pink, Red
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No
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