Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime™
Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime™

Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime™

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Common Name: Hydrangea
Hardiness Zone: 4-8S/W Find your zone?
Height: 3-5' Read our Growing Guide
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HOW PLANTS ARE SHIPPED

The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.

WHEN WE SHIP

We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.

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We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.

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Fantastic in heat, definitely will buy m

Heather the novice from Cincinnati, Ohio

In the hot summer of Cincinnati (90's), I love little lime in it's first year because it's not drooping constantly the way endless summer is. Flowering nicely, a pretty pale green.

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Exceeded Expectations

mbainva from Richmond, VA

This little plant is wonderful. I planted it this Spring, and it has been covered in flowers for over a month now (early September). It is simply beautiful. I live in Zone 7 and it receives early morning through early afternoon sun. Unlike many of my other plants in the garden, it doesn't droop in the blazing summer sun. It is a real performer and doesn't ask for much.

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in bloom and doubled in size planted oct

sally the designer from baltimore county

The color of the leaves and flowers is terrific, although just planted fall of 2011 it is blooming and thriving. It's compatible with my baptisa and boxwood, The deer have avoided it too. No complaints about this little gem.

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Would buy this plant again

beginner gardener from Hartford, CT

The Little Lime is the perfect size for the area we selected - not too big, not too small. It was planted last fall and this summer it's full of blossoms.

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A beautiful plant!

Crazy for coneflowers from Rochester, NH

Bought and planted 2 of these last fall. They were very small and I was skeptical, especially given the most recent harsh winter in the northeast, but they are growing nicely and have many blooms. They receive late afternoon sun and seem happy with their location. Overall I am very satisfied and would highly recommend for their beauty, size and performance.

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Growing guide

Growing guide

Pronunciation: hye-dran'jee-uh 

Growing H. paniculata

Light/Watering: Most varieties thrive in full sun in the North, but in the South require afternoon shade. Moist soils that do not dry out are best; do not plant in hot, dry, exposed sites. Mulch to conserve moisture and buffer soil temperatures.

Fertilizer/Soil and pH: Fertilize once in spring with a fertilizer designed to encourage blooms (such as 15-30-15). Soils should be moist but well drained, and rich in organic matter.

Pests/Diseases: None serious. Occasionally powdery mildew will infect the foliage, especially in humid areas with poor air circulation. Treat with an appropriate fungicide if the problem is serious, and be sure to rake up and destroy all fallen foliage in the autumn.

Pruning: Little pruning is needed beyond removing any dead wood whenever seen. If desired, plants can be cut back as needed in early spring. Hydrangea paniculata blooms on new wood.

Tree form Hydrangea paniculata: Prune in early spring, removing lower suckers and up to half the older top growth.

Transplanting: Young plants may be transplanted when dormant in early spring. Prune top growth after transplanting to reduce water loss.

End of Season Care: Rake up and destroy any fallen foliage that was infected by powdery mildew or other fungi.

Calendar of Care

Early Spring: If desired, prune as indicated above. Feed plants with a fertilizer high in phosphorus (such as 15-30-15) to encourage blooms. Complete any transplanting before leaves unfurl.

Mid-Spring: Mulch plants after soil has warmed to conserve moisture and buffer soil temperatures. Watch for powdery mildew and treat as needed.

Summer: As soon as blooms fade, remove old flowering stems.

Fall: Remove and destroy any fallen foliage that was infected by powdery mildew.

For more information on growing Hydrangeas, click here.

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