If you really want to add an ‘awe’ factor to your landscape, the Limelight Hydrangea tree is exactly what you need!
The Limelight Hydrangea paniculata in tree form raises its enormous, beautiful creamy white flowers at eye level, making it impossible to miss! The flowers begin a soft lime green, fading into a graceful white in the mid summer with hints of pink, red, and burgundy in fall as the blooms age.
The cone shaped flowers of the panicle hydrangea will stand out amongst others to rounded nature and beautiful colors. A true statement piece in your yard! The Limelight Hydrangea tree features deep, rich green foliage all season long with pointy green leaves.
This deciduous dwarf tree has a course texture allowing it to stand apart from other shrubs in your landscape. The Limelight plant is an excellent choice for any flower garden, it is easy to grow, and makes excellent cut flowers for arrangements or bouquets.
Limelight Hydrangea Tree Care
This tree will reach around 10 feet tall at maturity with a 5 foot wide branch spread. The Limelight Hydrangea growth rate is very rapid. It can grow up to 1-2 feet per year. The tree will ship at a height of 3-4 feet from the top of the root ball on a sturdy central leader stem.
The Limelight tree can grow in both partial shade and full sun conditions and prefers moist, well-drained soil. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer at the top of the root ball in early spring to jumpstart flowering.
Grow this hydrangea tree all across the United States in USDA growing zones 3-8.
Pruning Limelight Hydrangea Tree
If you are wondering when to prune the limelight hydrangea to maintain it’s tree form, prune in late winter to early spring. You do not want to prune flower heads or celadon green flowers on the hydrangea blooms. You only want to prune lower branches and you can shape the tree however you would like.
Looking for the shrub version of this plant? The Limelight Hydrangea bush is equally as beautiful.
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It makes the perfect small tree for your yard! Check out the Hydrangea Grow Guide for more information on growing and cultivating hydrangeas. Looking to go on a pruning adventure? Check out How to Prune Limelight Hydrangea into a Tree!
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
- Showy large flowers
- Tolerates full sun
- Repeat bloomer
- Low maintenance