Little Lamb Hydrangea

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SKU
2862

This Hydrangea is as sweet as its name! The Little Lamb (Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb') has the smallest and most graceful flower petals of any Panicle Hydrangea on the market. Even though the petals appear delicate, Little Lamb is from hardy stock. Originating in Belgium, this dense deciduous shrub can handle just about any garden situation!

The flowers are lambs-wool white and get a sweet little pink-cheek blush on them as they age. Unlike other Hydrangeas, the soil pH doesn't affect the color. No need to fuss over the acidity of the bed or worry that your blooms will turn blue or hot pink if you haven't got it just right. While the name might be deceiving, Little Lamb can react 6-8 feet in height and spread to a descent 5-6 feet in width!

The white flowers are held high in strong panicles above the green foliage for a really long bloom season, from summer through fall. There are so many of the little 'lambs' on the shrub that you will be cutting armloads of flowers to bring inside or give away all season long. The flowers dry beautifully, too, so you can save some for winter decorating. Little Lamb is a Proven Winners selection, so you can be assured that planting this exceptional Hydrangea will provide superb performance in your yard this year.

Planting and Application:

Use Little Lamb to fill large gaps between holes in your privacy hedges or to cover unsightly neighbors, HVAC units, or block the view from the street. Fantastic backdrops along your garden beds and the perennial border where the flouncy loose blossoms attract pollinators and are perfect for snipping and adding to bouquets! High adaptable to urban conditions, these stand up to modern conditions.

Perfectly sized to be an incredible specimen or even limbed up into a multi-trunk tree-form focal point, you'll be amazed by the tall blossoms and strong stems! Turning tan in the autumn, you'll enjoy further interest until winter. Snip these blooms when dried for winter and botanical décor! A wall of these tall blooms will certainly set your home apart from the rest as nicely as a single accent in your front yard!

  • Delicate White Loose Panicle Flowers
  • Urban Tolerant
  • Great for Cut & Dried Flowers
  • Specimen & Focal Point Shrub
  • Hedges, En Masse, Property Division & Screening

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Panicle Hydrangeas need full sun for the biggest blooms and strongest stems. Cold hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3-9, these easy-to-grow ornamental flowering shrubs do best when planted in moist to average soil that's well-drained and highly organic. You may prune every year, for size and to remove old growth, but no more than 1/3 of the plant. Only prune in the very early spring or you'll accidentally remove next year's blooms.

  • Full Sun
  • Moist to Average Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune Late Winter/Early Spring
  • Adaptive to a Variety of Soils
  • Very Cold Hardy!

Tall panicles and frilly blushed blossoms full of dainty petals, the Little Lamb Hydrangea will have a huge impact on your landscape! Nature Hills has a limited selection of this in-demand Hydrangea, so don't wait to order yours!

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Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Little Lamb Hydrangea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Proven Winners ColorChoice
Botanical Name Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White Blushed Pink
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Winter