Scientific Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lime'
Common Name: Panicle Hydrangea
Garden Size: 4-5 ft. x 4-5 ft.
USDA Zone: 3 to 8
Plant Origin: China & Japan
Exposure: Full sun, part sun (4 hours or more of sun each day, morning sun is best. Can handle more sun than some other hydrangeas.)
Water & Soil: Average, Medium Moisture; Well-drained Soil; Drought tolerant once established
Habit (Form): Multi-stemmed, Compact, Dwarf
Foliage: Deciduous, Ovate Dark Green Leaves
Fall Color: Yellow to Orange
Bloom Time: Blooms on New Wood, July to September
Bloom Color: White to Lime Green, Cone Shaped Flowers
Uses: Mass or Group in Shrub Border, Accent for Foundation Plantings, Flowering Hedge
Care: Prune in Late Winter to Early Spring. Fertilize in the early spring and in the late spring with Holly-tone or a similar fertilizer. Do not fertilize any later than late July or it can cause new growth while the plant should be going dormant.