Species - macrophylla – Lacecaps

Hydrangea macrophylla is native of China, Korea, and the Himalayas.  The original form; H.macrophylla var.normalis has broad leaves and lacecap flower heads with mostly small fertile florets surrounded by a few of the larger sterile florets. However, intensive breeding programs soon produced improved lacecap cultivars with many more and larger sterile florets and in a wider range of hues.

macrophylla ‘Mariesii ‘Grandiflora’ (Lemoine 1902)

Bed L: Plant 13 Syn. White Wave   AGM 1992 A robust plant for sun or shade.  Flowers off lateral as well as terminal buds making it very free-flowering. The pinkly-white... Read more
macrophylla ‘ Etoil Violetta’   (Mallet, Japan 1994)

macrophylla ‘ Etoil Violetta’ (Mallet, Japan 1994)

Bed D: Plant 05 & Bed F: Plant 05 With scattered double ray florets in pink or deep purple.  Medium size but rather tender and therefore best taken inside... Read more

macrophylla ‘Angel Light’

Bed Z: Plant 38 Fertile florets mauve surrounded by sterile florets with 3 or 4 white sepals with narrow bases that do not overlap. UK Plant Finder: Not listed Read more