Hydrangea paniculata Brussels Lace
Hydrangea paniculata Brussels Lace
November 26, 2018
Hydrangea paniculata Burgundy Lace
Hydrangea paniculata Burgundy Lace
November 26, 2018

Hydrangea paniculata Bulk

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’ is an early blooming variety. Suitable for borders, mass planting or training as a standard.

A result of crossing H. p. ‘Dharuma’ x H. p. ‘Pink Diamond’ (same parents as H. p. ‘Wim’s Red’). The trade designation EARLY SENSATION is confusing as there is an ‘Early Sensation’ in the H. m. Forever & Ever Series.

Inflorescence: 150 x 150mm across. Large upright flower panicles with white-colored sterile flowers that become red purple in colour in the late summer and autumn.

Trade designation: EARLY SENSATION

synonym: H. p. ‘Quick Fire’

Bred by Rein Bulk, Boskoop, Netherlands in 1991.

US Patent USPP16,812 granted July, 2006; Canadian Breeders’ Rights CBR3398 granted November, 2008
– both to Spring Meadow Nursery, USA.

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White (no change)


Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, overlapping, 25mm diam.

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Ovate. Margin: serrate. Apex: acute. Base: obtuse. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth and glabrous, 130mm l x 60mm w.