Meet one more distinctive species of the Hydrangeaceae family. The panicle-shaped blooms of Hydrangea Paniculata ‘Limelight’’ is sure to catch the eye of even the most seasoned botanist.
Commonly known as 'Limelight' Panicle Hydrangea, this species is a perennial cultivar of the Panicle Hydrangea. Native to China and Japan, this woody flowering shrub differs a lot from its fellows. It’s taller than any other Hydrangea species and reached 8-9 feet (2.5-3 m) in length and width. Its dense blooms range from lime green to creamy white in color and organize in dense conical clusters. The shrub blooms from July to September. The foliage of 'Limelight' Panicle Hydrangea is broad and has an elongated shape with serrated edges. It has a smooth texture and typically reaches 4-6 in (10-15 cm) in length. Growing tall, this Hydrangea species is usually used as a distinctive complimentary plant for the garden or as a hedge due to its dense and tall growing habit.