Botanical Name:Hydrangea serrata Common Name:
Hardy Woodland Hydrangea
Blue lace cap flowers are long blooming and numerous.
Mid to late summer.
Dull green leaves are up to 6 inches long. Picks up hues of red in the fall.
A capsule that is not ornamental.
Compact upright habit creating a small mound.
More compact than traditional hydrangeas - reaching only 2 to 4 feet.
Part shade for best results. Full sun requires consistently moist soils.
Mountains of Korea and Japan.
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.