Limelight Hydrangea Tree Form
This unique hydrangea tree will tolerate almost any condition.
Limelight hydrangea tree form. The limelight hydrangea tree is a beautiful specimen that is grafted on a standard trunk to bring the beautiful full foliage and flowers into eye level. Limelight hydrangea tree form is a deciduous dwarf tree selected and trained to grow in a small tree like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. Limelight hydrangea hydrangea paniculata limelight usually stays around six to eight feet tall but it can put on two to three feet of growth per season and get as tall as fourteen feet.
The bloom time is lengthy and stretches from summer through fall. It tends to be a little leggy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground and is suitable for planting under power lines. The flowers push lime green which later fade into white and then brown in the fall.
We always try to choose plants like this. The hydrangea limelight hydrangea paniculata is different from other hydrangeas in that they have large conical pale lime blooms where other hydrangeas have blue and pink blooms. The hardy and reliable limelight hydrangea tree is an easy to grow tree form hydrangea.
A bold yet elegant peegee hydrangea selection that has a profusion of blooms. Left on their own hydrangeas tend to grow as rangy unkempt multi stemmed shrubs. Limelight hydrangea tree form will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity with a spread of 5 feet.
Limelight hydrangea trees are a stunning variety with an enormous display of 10 inch pale green blossoms each summer that transition to soft white cream and pink through fall. It s also the hardiest of all the hydrangeas and probably the easiest to care for. Its creamy white blooms arrive in late summer and fade to green during fall.
Flowers are formed on new wood so prune back in early spring only. Limelight hydrangea is a multi stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Lime green flowers emerge in july and age to white and continue to evolve to pink and burgundy colors by fall and remain on the plant.
This was a major plus for us. These cold hardy drought tolerant hydrangeas are exceptionally low maintenance and yield gorgeous blossoms perfect for cutting and drying. A massive bloomer with overflowing blooms and grows very vigorous.
Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. But we can do better. The tree bursts into full bloom in midsummer.