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Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' PP #12874 has some common insect problems:
Aphids Found on Flowers and Foliage

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' PP #12874

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Description

If chartreuse is your color, then you're going to love this exciting hydrangea cultivar. 'Limelight' hydrangea has unique, light-chartreuse blooms in late summer that fade into a rich deep pink.  
This hardy introduction from Holland has reliable flower heads ranging from 6 to 12 inches in length. Like all hydrangeas, 'Limelight' prefers good loamy soil with modest amounts of soil moisture. When established, this selection will tolerate brief periods of drought. Grow it in full sun to light shade. Give 'Limelight' plenty of room; this newcomer will reach a height between 6 to 8 feet when mature.

Use 'Limelight' strictly as a landscape plant or utilize its blossoms in fresh bouquets for inside your home or dry for a special floral arrangement.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Limelight'
Tags:
#pink#deciduous#show stopper#chartreuse#perennials
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Limelight'
Tags:
#pink#deciduous#show stopper#chartreuse#perennials
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hydrangea
    Species:
    paniculata
    Family:
    Hydrangeaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Holland
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Multi-stemmed
    Open
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Medium
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12-24 feet
    NC Region:
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Good Dried
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Flower heads range from 6-12 inches long, consisting of both fertile and sterile flowers.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    3-6 inches
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Woodland
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Hedge
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Pollution