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Hydrangea arborescens 'Lime Rickey'

Attractive lime green flowers that slowly fade to white.

Ideal for lightly shaded borders.

Perfect for flower arrangements.

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Hydrangea arborescens ‘Lime Rickey’ is a rounded, deciduous shrub with broad, dark green leaves. Domed, lime green flower heads, up to 15cm (6") across, make a fine contrast with the foliage and gradually fade to white as the season progresses. Great for cutting and used for both fresh and dried arrangements. Hydrangea arborescens is perfectly hardy but will prefer shelter from cold, drying winds. Height and spread: 1.2m (4').


1 x 3 litre potted hydrangea plant (KA3174)

Hydrangea arborescens prefers a sunny or semi shaded position, with shelter from cold, drying winds. Grow hydrangea plants in any non alkaline, fertile, moist soil. Improve the soil prior to planting by adding with plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost, ensuring that it is mixed in thoroughly and deeply.
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Leave the faded hydrangea flower heads in place until the new buds swell in spring to protect the delicate buds from frost damage. Prune after flowering, reducing the stems to restrict their growth to the available space and to improve the shape of the plant. After pruning hydrangeas, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten.

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