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.
HEIGHT 6 feet
WIDTH 6 feet
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.