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Paniculata ‘Limelight’
Synonyms: Zwijnenburg
Origins: Discovered in 1990 by Pieter Zwijnenburg at Boskoop Nursery, the Netherlands.
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2008. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Gold Medal in 2006.
Height & Width: 2.2m x 2m

Plant Profile: Open PDF

An outstanding cultivar with large flowers which start pale green before turning white and then red.  Well branched, medium sized shrub. The flowers carry only sterile ray-flowers and the flower heads (panicles) are almost as big as those of ‘Grandiflora’ but age to a darker pinker colour.

It originated from a cross by the inventor of two unidentified selections of Hydrangea paniculata.

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