Hydrangea paniculata ‘Zwijnenburg’

synonym: H. p. ‘Limelight’ PP12,874, PBR

Bred by Pieter Zwijnenberg, Boskoop, The Netherlands, in 1990.


Hydrangea paniculata ‘Zwijnenberg’ produces lime-green buds which open to creamy-white flowers. The well-proportioned flowers are not too heavy for their stems making for an elegant shrub.

Inflorescence: The flowers are creamy white and the 180mm x 180mm corymbs comprise only sterile florets. The sepals will age to pale pink.

Colour in neutral soil:      White
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:      White (no change)

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H. paniculata Zwijnenberg floretAA

Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, not overlapping, 40mm diam.

Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Large (to 2.5m).

H. paniculata Zwijnenberg leaf QB

Leaves: Mid-green, ovate, 100mm l x 60mm w.