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 ‘Blanc Bleu Vasterival’

Bed K: Plant 06 Raised in the VasterivalgardenofPrincess SturdzainFrance(2m) Blue fertile flowers surrounded by white sterile florets on a strong vigorous bush. UK Plant Finder: Not listed. (at Ashwood... Read more

macrophylla ‘Blaumeise’ (Wadenswil 197

Bed B: Plant 09 (Syn. Blue Tit, Blue Sky, Teller Blue) A strong robust plant, The fertile flowers are pale blue, encircled by a small number of large four... Read more

macrophylla ‘Blue Wave’

Bed G: Plant 01 Syn. ‘Mariesii Perfecta’  AM AGM FCC Various clones exist; the best have clear pink (or blue) sepals that barley overlap and which turn rich claret... Read more