Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Fuji Waterfall’
synonyms: H. macrophylla ‘Fuji no taki (Waterfall of Fuji)’, ‘ Fireworks’, ‘Sumida-no-hanabi’.
Registered by ICRA in the name of Dan Heims, Terra Nova Nurseries, Canby, Oregon, USA in December, 2001.
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Fuji Waterfall’ is a spectacular flowering shrub when at its best. The pendulous double ray florets are striking.
Sometimes sold under the incorrect species name H. serrata, ‘Fuji Waterfall’ is almost certainly a synonym of ‘H. macrophylla ‘Hanabi’, see http://www.heritagehydrangeas.com/project/hydrangea-macrophylla-hanabi/
Inflorescence: Lacecap, 240mm across. Unusual in that both the central complete flowers and the ray florets are double.
Colour in neutral soil: White, aging to pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present: White, aging to pink
Ray florets: 12 sepals, 55mm diam, arranged in a whorl, cascading from the corymb.
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.25m).
Leaves: Dark green, tapering leaves, 200mm l x 95mm w.