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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

Photo:
Pat Kolling

Taxon ID#

45

Showy flowers emerge white and change to pink and finally reddish purple as summer progresses

Scientific  Name:

Hydrangea paniculata 'SMHPLQF'

Common Name 1

› 'Little Quick Fire' Hydrangea

Family:

Hydrangeaceae

Origins:

Cultivar developed from plants native to China, Japan

Plant Type:

Med - Lg Shrub (usually >3' and never < 1.5')
Common Name 2

Common Name 3

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

no

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

Resource Links

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Medium

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

3

Sun Preference:

Full Sun

Water Preference:

M

Soil Preference:

Organically rich, well drained soil

Fertilizer Needs:

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Dark Green

Foliage Description:

Oval to ovate

Fragrant:

no

Predominant flower color:

Pink

Flower Description:

Showy, upright, sharply pointed, conical, terminal flower panicles 6-8" long

Fall color:

no

Fall Color Description:

Winter Foliage:

Deciduous

Winter Interest:

no

Winter Interest Description:

Mature height:

3-5'

Mature spread:

2' to 4'

Growth rate:

Fast

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

no

Fire Resistant:

no

Attracts Pollinators:

no

Attracts Butterflies:

no

Native Habitat:

Attracts Birds:

no

Cut/Dried Flowers:

yes

Used by Wildlife:

no

Swales:

no

Wildlife Use:

Photo:
Pat Kolling

Hedge/Screen:

yes

Border:

yes

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

no

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

no

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

Jun

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Sep

Ornamental Accent:

yes

no

Garden Observations:

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

Spring Care:

Summer Care:

Fall Care:

Winter Care:

Prune in late winter to early spring. Bloom occurs on current season's growth

Long Term Care:

Insect Pests:

Aphids and mites are an occasional problem

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

Bud blight, bacterial wilt, leaf spot, rust and mildew

Environmental Problems:

Landscape Problems:

Care Comments:

Tolerant of air pollution

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

Alternate Source 1:

Alternate Source 2:

Source Comment:

Landscape Application
Resource Links

Plant Maintenance Information

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