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Hydrangea 'Little Lime'

$39.99

Hydrangea 'Little Lime'

Pot Size: 2 Gallon

Current Size: Approx. 1 foot

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade  

Hardiness Zone:  3b

Other Names: Hydrangea Paniculata 'Little Lime'

Description:

This compact shrub is a smaller form of 'Limelight'; features large conical flower heads that start chartreuse and change to pink in the cooler, late-season weather, lasting into fall

Ornamental Features

Little Lime® Hydrangea features bold conical chartreuse flowers with creamy white overtones at the ends of the branches from mid summer to late fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. 

Landscape Attributes

Little Lime® Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Little Lime® Hydrangea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Little Lime® Hydrangea will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub performs well in both full sun and part shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

*Some photos are of mature plants that are several years old. You will be receiving a smaller, less mature plant that will need time to reach its mature size.