Top Questions About Limelight Hydrangea

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Questions About Limelight Hydrangea

Asked by
Anonymous on
September 9, 2011

Q. Hydrangea Bush Won’t Bloom

I planted a limelight hydrangea bush last fall. It is in part sun/ part shade. It has been growing very well; however, it hasn’t produced any buds for blooms. Does it take a year for buds to form? I am in Zone 5.

Answered by
Nikki on
September 9, 2011
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Asked by
Anonymous on
November 10, 2014

Q. winterize ‘limelight’ hydrangeas

My Limelight hydrangeas bloomed in abundance this year. I would like to know the best way to protect them from the Okanagan’s winter cold. I have applied leaves then a thick layer of mulch chips. Should I cover them with hemp sacks that I have? Also, should I clip off the deadheads or leave them until early spring and THEN prune my plants?

Answered by
Nikki on
November 10, 2014
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At this point in time, I would leave the pruning till next year, just so you don't inadvertently bring the plant out of dormancy.

I don't think that the hemp over it will help much, as that is more to protect from wind and drift damage, but you can use the hemp to create a barrier around the plant that you can then fill loosely with leaves for added cold protection.

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Asked by
Syl1577 on
April 14, 2017

Q. Transplanting a miniature limelight hydrange.

We live in WNC and I would like to move one of my dwarf hydrangeas to a different location. Is it okay to move it at this time of year?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
April 17, 2017
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Fall is the best time of year to move a Hydrangea.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/transplanting-hydrangea-bushes.htm

It is possible to move in the spring but you will have to be very diligent in watering and care.

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Asked by
JMcWhorter on
August 2, 2017

Q. Limelight hydrangea

Should I deadhead my limelight hydrangea and should I cut it down to the ground in the fall? Not sure, as my other hydrangeas are not cut down since they bloom on the “dead” wood.

Asked by
Boyd Pearson on
February 20, 2018

Q. lime light hydrangea book or being able to print the info. from your sight

Do you have a book on everything about limelight hydrangea that I can buy? Because I do not have internet at home and you can not print your info. on to a printer.

Answered by
BushDoctor on
February 20, 2018
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We do not. I am sorry. When you do have internet, I think the best thing would be to check Amazon. They will, more than likely, have what you are looking for.

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