Hydrangea paniculata Limelight (PBR)

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' (PBR)

Our Ref No : 153 £12.50 Stock : 5 Availability: In Stock
Dispatch from 01 March. Dense clusters of long lasting flowers, emerge in mid summer lime green, fade to cream in autumn. Flowers are held upright on sturdy stems and the flowerheads are large, and range between 15-30cms long. Great for cut flower .Loved by bees. Height & Spread 2.5m
Genus: Hydrangea
Species: paniculata
Plant type: shrub
Life cycle: deciduous
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: medium green
Leaf shape: ovate pointed
Leaf margin: dentate or toothed
Approx leaf length (cm): 13
Can be grown from: stem cuttings, layering, seeds.
Soil conditions: light, medium, heavy humus-rich fertile soil.
Water needs: Moist conditions
Light requirements: Partial sun
Pests, diseases or disorders: Watch out for powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus and aphids, scale insects and red spider mites.
Natural habitat: Bamboo scrub, open forests and by streams.
Interest and use: Ornamental, dried arrangements, hedging, border, specimen
Min height (m): 3
Max height (m): 7
Min spread (m): 1
Max spread (m): 3.5
Min pH: 5.0 Acid
Max pH: 9.0 Alkaline
Flower type: Panicles
Flower colour: White, Pink, cream
Profusion of flowers: Profuse
Spring colour: medium green
Summer colour: medium green
Autumn colour: orange green
Min growing temp (C): 8
Max growing temp (C): 30
Min optimum temp (C): 14
Growth rate: fast
Growth habit: bushy upright spreading
Climatic zone: 7
Origin: United States & China
Blooming time start: Early summer
Blooming time end: Early autumn