Species - seratta

This species is native of Japan and as much of both collecting from the wild and breeding of new cultivars has been carried out in Japan most have Japanese names.  They are mostley smaller and more delicately structured that H.macrophylla lacecaps.  Their leaves are smaller and thinner and often colour reddish in the autumn.  The flowers heads are also smaller and more delicate, however this does not distract from their beauty as there are plenty of stunningly beautiful cultivars now available.

serrata ‘Aigaku’

Bed Q: Plant 01 With blue fertile flowers surrounded by bluish white sterile florets UK Plant Finder: 2012 = 2 nurseries Read more

serrata ‘Akabana Yama’

Bed K: Plant 21 A small elegant Japanese selection with narrow leaves which turn reddish.  The sterile florets are clear pink  suround deep pink fertile florets. Grows to 1m UK Plant Finder... Read more

serrata ‘Akishimo temari’

Bed E: Plant 04 A medium sized shrub of elegant shape and bright green leaves contrasting well with the small round flower heads which start off greenish white gradually... Read more