Little Lime Hydrangea
Dwarf Version of the Popular Limelight Hydrangea
Watch Blooms Come Alive, Even in the Fall!
The Hydrangea Little Lime (Hydrangea paniculata) is the perfect late season foliage shrub. The soft light green flowers burst with pink and burgundy colors in the late summer through fall. The dark green leaves create a perfect accent to the showy blooms. While other flowers dull past summer, the Little Lime comes to life with its lush hues. Your garden will capture the vibrancy of spring/early summer beds, even up to the first frost.
The Perfect Hedge
The deciduous compact shrub is the dwarf version of the popular "Limelight" variety. It's 3 ft. to 5 ft. height/width at maturity is perfect for mixed borders, open woodland gardens, containers, and even low privacy hedges. Feel the satisfaction of a row of Little Limes (spaced 3 ft. apart), spreading dense leaves and flowers for all to enjoy.
Strong Throughout the Season
Hardy throughout the season, you will notice other flowers drooping while the sturdy Little Lime remains upright in the blazing sun. The shrub is easy to maintain and only needs medium moisture in rich well-drained soils. Plant in the spring in either full sun or partial shade to give your beds a lush vibrancy. Winters will be worry free since the shrub persists with its green foliage throughout the cold months. Optimal planting is in Zones 3-8. Don't worry about the pests. Your Little Lime has no serious insect or disease issues.
Flowers in Your Home and Garden
Outside or inside, you will love the flower power. Cut arrangements are a must since the sturdy stems will hold well in a vase. You can even dry them out, giving you a nice hue of pinks in your kitchen or on your living room table for months.
Envision your garden with these attractive shrubs and know that your beds will be the pride of the neighborhood!