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 a 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, cutting back the previous season's shoots to within a few buds of the permanent, woody framework of the plant.

  • Humans: Skin allergen; Pets: Harmful if eaten

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Attractive easy shrub


In several places in border. Loamy chalky based soil. Partial shade or full sun. Flowers In August to September.

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Yes I would buy this product again


Healthy plants - both flowered well in their first season so hoping for more of the same this year. Perfect for adding height to an herbaceous border without being too big. Old flower heads provide interest over the winter too.

Cat Lady

North Yorkshire


I would buy this plant again


Still quite small as only planted late summer. Looking forward to seeing new growth this spring. Attractive flowers.




Brilliant plants


Healthy and established well




Beautiful plants giving fabulous display


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

Jack of all trades



i would buy again if i needed another one


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






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



Fabulous hydrangea


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



Would recommend this hydrangea


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


North east


A must have


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





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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.


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.


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


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.


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


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/


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


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.


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?


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?


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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