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JUN
23
2012

June Plant of the Month – Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’

June Plant of the Month – Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOTANICAL NAME  Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’

COMMON NAME  Hydrangea Quick Fire

DESCRIPTION  Hydrangea with dense, creamy spikes open on bold, red stems weeks earlier then other Hydrangea, then turn to deep pink with red highlights.  A Proven Winners variety. 

FAMILY  Hydrangeaceae

HEIGHT  6 feet

WIDTH   6 feet

HABIT  Mound

ZONES  4 to 8

EXPOSURE  Full Sun to partial shade

FLOWER COLOR  Greenish white to Pink

BLOOM SEASON  Summer

COMPANION PLANTS Pulmonaria, Hakeonechloa, Geranium, Phlox

GROWING AND MAINTENANCE TIPS  Plant in well-drained fertile soils.   Follow regular watering pattern to establish.  Feed with all purpose fertilizer in early spring.  Blooms on new wood so prune late winter or early spring.  

NOTES  Cut flower, Mass plantings.  Back of border.

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