Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime ('Jane') (PBR)

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Buy Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime ('Jane') (PBR) hydrangea: A compact form of 'Limelight'

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: August to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    It may be half the size of its sibling 'Limelight', but this fab new hydrangea still packs pretty good punch. It has strong stems that support the weight of the conical, lime green flowers, which fade to cream and then blush-pink as the season progresses. It's great if you want a hard-working and colourful plant where space is limited. It can also be grown in large pots if kept well watered. The flower-heads are excellent in dried arrangements.

  • Garden care: To enhance flowering prune hard in early spring, cut back the previous season's shoots to within a few buds of the permanent, woody framework of the plant.

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Brilliant plants

5

Healthy and established well

Susiefloo

Hampshire

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Beautiful plants giving fabulous display

5

Lovely plants bought to augment those bought from Crocus in the past.

Jack of all trades

Devon

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i would buy again if i needed another one

5

it lived up to what i wanted well packed and is growing really good

cuz

reading

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Disappointed

3

The plant was healthy and flowered well. However it had been pruned in such a way that the woody stems grew out sideways rather than upwards. I have reprinted it this year and am hoping for more upwards growth.

Weekend gardener

Nottingham

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Fabulous hydrangea

5

Love this hydrangea & have 2 now. The fresh lime heads look stunning in my green & blue border under canopy of a beech tree. Grow the 2nd in a pot in shady part of back yard which looks wonderful with the ferns,spotted laurel, euphorbia etc with a pop of light orange from roses. The colour changes from lime to reddish pink as the season progresses. Easy to grow,,& a pure joy.....when bigger will use in flower arrangement

Granny flower

Hertfordshire

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Would recommend this hydrangea

5

Bought for pots on patio! Although they are. They are young plants so I was amazed by the amount of flowers these hydrangeas produced in their first flowering

gemcy

North east

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A must have

5

Long lasting flower heads which move through cream to pink and soft russet shades

Claire

Scotland

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hi could you please tell me what kind of "bush/tree" is on the picture in the background? amazing blue/purple colour. thank you.

renata

Hello, It looks like an Acacia baileyana purpurea, which unfortunately we do not sell. It is worth keeping in mind too that it is not really hardy in this country, so you will need to find a sheltered spot for it if you do manage to hunt one down.

Helen

What is the best time of year to plant this in my garden?

carmelo

Hello, Traditionally the best times to plants are spring or autumn, however as it is a fully hardy pot-grown plant, it can be planted at any time of the year - provided the ground is not frozen.

Helen

Can I grow these against a wall under pleached trees - full shade

gardennewbie

Hello, These will thrive in partial shade, although they will flower more profusely in a sunnier spot. I would not however recommend them for heavy shade. Better options for a shadier spot include... Mahonia Soft Caress http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/mahonia-eurybracteata-subsp-ganpinensis-soft-caress/classid.2000020849/ Bergenias http://www.crocus.co.uk/search/_/search.bergenia/sort.0/ Luzula http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/luzula-nivea/classid.2002/ and Sarcococca http://www.crocus.co.uk/search/_/search.sarcococca/sort.0/

Helen

Which month does the Limelight turn to pink? How long is it pink for? Thanks v much

PFC

Hello, It is difficult to be too specific as things like this will depend on the weather. I would however the flowers to start becoming paler and taking on a pink blush about 6 weeks or so after the flowers have first opened. As you can see in the pictures, the flowers do not turn rich pink, but do take on pink tones, this may last for a couple of weeks as the flowers fade and die.

helen

I planted one of these hydrangeas earlier this year. It has grown quite well but the flowers are more of a pink/cream. Is this to be expected with a young plant?

Joy

Hello there The flowers fade from lime green to cream, and then pink as the season progresses. Hope this helps

How large a pot is needed to grow this Hydrangea?

Hilly

Hello there I would plant into a 40-50cm pot, then it may need to be repotted into a larger pot as it matures, but any plant grown in a pot will need to be regularly watered, and fed during the growing season.

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