A sturdy plant with dark green leaves and flowers that turn a good blue on acid soils
USpatent PP16099 states that this is a cultivar of H.paniculata, however the accompanying photograph shows a macrophylla – Mophead Hydrangea and the notes compare with other cultivars of H.macrophylla. This is therefore an error in the patent.
Gardens found in 28 pre 2000 surveys DA Kwekerji Planten Tuin Esveld (2006)
Gardens found in the 10 surveyed in 2010: DA ESV
UK Plant Finder 2010 = 1 Nursery