Limelight Hydrangea
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Limelight Hydrangea

Limelight Hydrangea

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' USPP 12,874

The Limelight Hydrangea present large, showy, thick cone-shaped flowers that change with the seasons and maturity. Starting off as a subtle pistachio, lime-green flower in summer, transforming into a salmon pink with autumn, then to a dark burgundy through the winter months. With its hunter green foliage, the Limelight reaches a mature height of 8 feet and a width of 6 feet. This adaptable deciduous plant can be used in just about any place in your landscape. Uses range from screen, containers, flower garden, classy flowering hedge, cut flowers, and anywhere place around your home. Add this exquisite, multi-purpose plant today.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

For a very long time hydrangeas have been one of my personal favorite plants. I love the leaf texture and the flowers of course. Most people dont know, but hydrangeas usually have amazing fall leaf color and texture either yellow or red before falling off for the winter. During the growing season they love to be watered, so don't hesitate to put on your flip flops on a hot day and give the hydrangea a drink. This fall, I will try to get some photos of their super cool leaves.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 7'
Mature Width: 7'
Flower Season: Summer
Sun: Full sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
-40 to -30
-40.0 to -34.4
-30 to -20
-34.4 to -28.9
-20 to -10
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1

Shade hydrangeas prefer moist soil and regular watering during the growing season. For most, in order to obtain the blue flower color, apply 2 tablespoons of aluminum sulfate near the base of the plant. A rusty nail or coffee grounds will also increase the acidity of the soil which makes the flowers turn blue.