Introducing Little Lime Hydrangea – Everything You Love About Limelight in a Smaller Package
10/27/2010

The new Little Lime Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) boasts the same colors and benefits of ‘Limelight,’ though only reaching 3 to 5 feet fully grown. At one-third the size of other hardy hydrangeas, it fits well into any landscape.

Online PR News – 27-October-2010 – – – Gardeners across the nation have fallen in love with ‘Limelight’ hydrangea, and it's no wonder. It blooms reliably every year with spectacular color, while requiring very little care.

Now you can get everything you love about ‘Limelight’ in a dwarf form with the new Little Lime™ Hardy Hydrangea.

The new Little Lime Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) boasts the same colors and benefits of ‘Limelight,’ though only reaching 3 to 5 feet fully grown. At one-third the size of other hardy hydrangeas, it fits well into any landscape.

"Little Lime has everything people love with 'Limelight' but in a smaller size," said Tim Wood, product development and marketing manager for Proven Winners ColorChoice, and the breeder behind Little Lime. "In late summer, you can cut its flowers to make spectacular bouquets. Moving into the fall, the mix of green and pink flowers will be the talk of your neighbored.

“If you’ve ever been enchanted by 'Limelight' but couldn't find room for it, you'll find Little Lime is the perfect fit."

Little Lime produces bright cone-shaped lime green flowers, later turning into pink, from mid-summer to frost. Like its larger cousin, it is also very drought tolerant. With its smaller size and tolerance to urban pollution, Little Lime will thrive even in inner city landscapes.

Plant features:
• Flowers from mid-summer until frost.
• Hardy in zones 3-8 – from Texas to Alberta.
• 3-5’ tall and wide to fit any sized garden.
• Lime green blooms changing to pink.
• Drought tolerant.
• Blooms on new wood.
• Adaptable to any soil type or pH.
• Strong stems hold up flowers even after a heavy rain.
• Full sun in northern climates, afternoon shade farther south and west
• Use for containers, low hedges, specimens or borders.
• Cut flowers perfect for fresh or dried bouquets.

Look for Little Lime Hydrangea in the Proven Winners white pot, at better gardening centers in your area.