Dragon Baby Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘HYLV17522’)

Dragon Baby Panicle Hydrangea

Dwarf shrub with fantastic pink and green cone-shaped panicles, the Dragon Baby™ Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘HYLV17522’) stands atop straight and sturdy stems with a backdrop of gorgeous large, serrated dark green leaves! The blooms transform from lime green to rich pink as they age!

Panicle Hydrangea the lush and textured foliage fills out these smaller dwarf Hydrangea and blooms prolifically all summer until fall! In fall, watch as the leaves transform into golden yellow with occasional reddish-purple tinges! The big blooms turn a lovely caramel hue and dry on the shrub for winter interest, along with exfoliating cinnamon papery bark!

Dragon Baby™ panicles dry on the shrub and offer fall and winter interest. Butterflies adore these big fluffy blooms as much as you will! Fill your vases indoors with flouncy pinkish blooms all summer and then create beautiful dried crafts and décor! Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 8 and only grow to a tidy 2-3 foot tall rounded little shrub!

Planting and Application:

Butterflies flock to these blooms and you’ll love having the Dragon Baby™ bring beauty to your garden, no matter what size your yard is! Even container gardeners can enjoy these compact deciduous shrubs! Despite its small stature, the blooms are very large and showy, more than making up for the dwarf form!

Dragon Baby™ is lovely as facer shrubs and edging, perfectly sized for low hedges along pathways and driveways for flouncy blooms and color-changing interest! Plant in planters for your sunny front porch, or part-shade balcony gardens, the choice is yours! Rarely needing much pruning or shaping, these low-maintenance ornamentals are natural informal hedges and property division!

  • Lime Green Spires Ages Pink
  • Fluffy Cone-Shaped Blossoms
  • Green Foliage & Reddish Stems
  • Rounded Deciduous Shrub
  • Early Blooming & Long Lasting
  • Specimen, Floral Design, Pollinators & Hedge

Tips For Care

Panicle Hydrangea loves sunny or part-sun locations, appreciating afternoon shade in hot climates. Plant in well-drained evenly moist soils, especially when blooming its important to not let your shrubs dry out. Shrubs appreciate a 3-4 inch layer of mulch over their roots to maintain soil moisture. Prune in early spring by cutting back by about one-third the size before it starts growing to remove old blooms and shape the plant as needed. Also, thin out older, fatter stems closer to the ground at this time to revitalize growth.

  • Full Sun & Part Sun
  • Moist Enriched Soil
  • Thick Layer of Mulch
  • Prune in Early Spring
  • Not pH Color Sensitive

Dragon Baby™ Panicle Hydrangea is a gorgeous dwarf little ornamental shrub with lime and pink blooms with golden fall color!

Dragon Baby Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘HYLV17522’) Details

Common name Dragon Baby Panicle Hydrangea
Botanical name Hydrangea paniculata 'HYLV17522'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 3-8
Height 2 - 3 ft.
Width 2 - 3 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained Soil
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Early Spring
Flower color White