Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ 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.
Bred by Pieter Zwijnenberg, Boskoop, The Netherlands, in 1990.
Synonym: H. p. ‘Zwijnenburg’
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Large (to 2.5m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White (no change)
Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, not overlapping, 40mm diam.
Leaves: Mid-green, ovate, 100mm l x 60mm w.