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Hydrangea paniculata Hardy Little Lime®
Little Lime® Hardy Hydrangea paniculata

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Shrub. Dwarf hydrangea produces green summer flowers that turn pink in fall. Dwarf 'Limelight'. Blooms every year early summer through late summer. Hardy. Best seller. Must have. Fall interest. Small or miniature.

Uses: landscape, cut flower, container, border plant, dried flower
Part sun to sun
Plant in average soil moisture
Height: 36" - 60"
Plant: 36" - 60" apart
Habit: mounded
Growability: easy

Uses Notes:
Excellent for the mixed border or foundation plantings. This compact, hardy hydrangea fits easily into smaller landscapes, including container gardens.


Maintenance Notes:
Prune in late winter/early spring. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring. A supplemental dose of liquid feed may be needed in mid summer. Soil pH does not affect bloom color.

Dwarf 'Limelight' hydrangea!
Compared to its famous sibling ‘Limelight’, Little Lime hardy hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) may seem like a pipsqueak. Don’t let this petite shrub fool you. While maintaining its short stature of 3-5’ tall and wide, it really packs a visual punch in the garden. In summer, lime green blooms open on strong stems – no drooping here. As it ages, rich pink coloring emerges to prolong the show through fall.

Little Lime hydrangea is small enough to grow in containers and also stands out as a bold mass planting. Its bright bloom coloration makes it an excellent choice for cut flower gardens and can be used fresh or dried. This reliable performer blooms on new wood, so a quick trim in late winter or early spring will encourage fresh growth and an abundance of buds. Like most hardy hydrangeas, it is hardy to Zone 3 and does best in full sun or part shade.

Summer flowers open soft green and turn pink and burgundy in fall.

Parrans stock a very large inventory of flowers, hanging baskets, containers and vegetables. However we cannot guarantee availability of specific plants. Shop early in the season for best selection.