New variety!

Speedy Red Improved Hydrangea macrophylla

  • Supplied as dormant, 4-in. (10-cm) pots with 4-plus canes and 6-in. (15-cm) pots with 6-plus canes.
  • Increased stability over the original Speedy Red, holding the red tones in the heat.
  • A great purple as well as a red.
  • Strong, compact variety, suitable for 4 in. (10 cm) and 6-in. (15-cm) production.
  • Multiple, smaller flower heads.
  • Compact, sturdy habit doesn’t need tying.
  • Height and spread provided above are for a 6-in. (15-cm) pot; for a 4-in. (10-cm) pot, height is 8 to 10 in. (10 to 25 cm) and spread is 9 to 11 in. (23 to 28 cm).
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  • General Information
    • Height:
      14 - 17" (36 - 43cm)
      15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)
  • Product Story
    • Brought to Ball Ingenuity by Aldershot Greenhouses and bred by the Hydrangea Breeder’s Association. A new class of pot hydrangea is made available to North America. Aldershot follows the strictest of protocols outlined by the HBA to bring to market the “pot mum” of the hydrangea world.
  • Supply Location
    • Burlington, ON Canada
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH:
      Light Levels (fc):
      3,000 fc
      Temperature Day:
      66 Degrees F
      Temperature Night:
      66 Degrees F
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      See detailed forcing guide.
      No. of Pinches:
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      See detailed forcing guide.
      Aphids, spider mites
      Botrytis, powdery mildew
      Sold as a dormant 4-in. (10-cm) and 6-in. (15-cm) pot. Transplanting is not suggested, as it is to be finished in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      11 Weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      11 Weeks
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