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Hydrangea serrata
(Hardy Woodland Hydrangea)


Botanical Name:
Hydrangea serrata

Common Name:
Hardy Woodland Hydrangea

Plant Hardiness: Zone 5

Flower: Blue lace cap flowers are long blooming and numerous.

Bloom Time: Mid to late summer.

Foliage: Dull green leaves are up to 6 inches long. Picks up hues of red in the fall.

Fruit: A capsule that is not ornamental.

Habit: Compact upright habit creating a small mound.

Size: More compact than traditional hydrangeas - reaching only 2 to 4 feet.

Sun Exposure: Part shade for best results. Full sun requires consistently moist soils.

Native Habitat: Mountains of Korea and Japan.

Other Features:

Description: Hydrangea serrata is unlike the “normal” hydrangeas in the trade. When I saw it the first time at Nick Nickou’s, I knew this was a plant we had to grow. It has light blue, flat flowers on a low growing wide plant. A subdued beautiful shrub that likes some shade to be at its best.



 
   

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