Hydrangea Macrophylla Cultivars

List compiled by Peter R Smith and updated January 2010
Please note:  This list a working document and may contain numerous errors

An asterix after the name indicates taxa that we have been unable to locate in any gardens or nurseries and we fear many of these taxa may already be lost from cultivation

HOW YOU CAN HELP US TO IMPROVE THIS LIST We would be very pleased if you could:

  • Let us know if you notice any errors in the list.
  • Let us know if you grow any of the ‘asterix’ plants in your garden or nursery or know where they are grown, (If you could donate a spare plant that would be fantastic!)
  • Supply us with a short description for any taxa currently lacking a description or with only a very brief description.
Avalanche (H)
Slow growing with weak branches and large white flowers.  Bred by Lemoine nursery,Nancy,Francein 1908... Read more
Avantgarde (H)
Syn. ‘Hedi’ This brand new Hydrangea has blooms are amazingly large from 30cm to... Read more
Ave Maria (H) (Brugger) 1951
A compact slow growing shrub up to 1m.  Flowers opening greenish and maturing to... Read more
Avenir * (Cayeux 1921)
No information, gardens or nurseries found for this cultivar (from a list of cultivars... Read more
Ayesha (H) (from Japan )
Syn. Silver Slipper, & Uzu Ajisai Awards: AM; AGM 1992 Pale pink or clear... Read more
Ayesha Blue *(H)
Probably just another name fore ‘Ayesha’ No information, gardens or nurseries found for this... Read more
Aziasi (L)
Syn.. Yodogama Sepals whitish blue Gardens found in 28 pre 2000 surveys DA  LHS... Read more
Azur * (H)
A strong growing shrub with firm branches.  Flowers are very large, usually light blue. ... Read more
Baardse’s Favorite (H) ( Baardse) 1920
Flowers deep pink or a good clear blue on acid soils, fading to greyish... Read more
Baby Bimbenet *
No information, gardens or nurseries found for this cultivar Probably lost from cultivation Read more