Panicle Hydrangea'Limelight' flower wonder in the garden
The panicle hydrangea 'Limelight' is characterised by large, firm and upright flower panicles. At the beginning of the flowering season in July, Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' shines in a lovely white-green colour, then it changes to green and finally becomes creamy white. In late summer, when the hydrangea slowly starts to fade, the flowers of the panicle hydrangea turn a soft pink, later more red. Due to its unique colouring and long shelf life, the hydrangea is not only suitable for the garden, but also very good as a dried flower for floristry.
The best location for the panicle hydrangea 'Limelight'
When choosing a location for the panicle hydrangea, it is important to bear in mind that the location is of great importance. In order for the Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' to develop its full flowering splendour, a sunny location is necessary, although it can also tolerate a semi-shady location, but the full flowering splendour does not develop as well there as in the sun.
The panicle hydrangea 'Limelight' has no special requirements for the soil, as long as it is well drained. As Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' is a very hardy hydrangea variety, it tolerates drought much better than most cottage hydrangeas, it is much more frost hardy and in a sunny position it does not need much care.
The correct care of Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
When pruning the paniculata 'Limelight' in spring, you should consider how large you want the bush to be. If you cut the hydrangea down sharply, you will stimulate the flowering of the plant, because the hydrangea always flowers on the young shoots. Lovers of Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' cut the plant back a third or even halfway.
Panicle hydrangeas are known to be frost hardy members of the hydrangea family, only young plants need protection in winter as frost hardiness develops with age.
Perfect combination in the garden
The panicle hydrangea 'Limelight' is an asset to any flower and cottage garden. Planted as a solitary or in a group, it will delight every gardener and garden observer with its flowering splendour. With a growth height of up to 150 cm, the panicle hydrangea can also be used perfectly as a hedge. Planted on a terrace in the garden, it will enchant any lover of the hydrangea species. In a beautifully landscaped garden it combines very well with the coneflower or the Indian nettle If you prefer something a little quieter, plant bush or yew with the hydrangea in the bed.
Our plants are grown in pots and can therefore be planted all year round