Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata ‘Grayswood’

Imported from Japan by Mr Chambers of Grayswood Hill, UK, in 1888.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Grayswood'

Hydrangea serrata ‘Grayswood’ is a large shrub which benefits from some sun.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 180mm across. Sepals invert towards the end of the season to show a deep crimson colour on the reverse sides.

Colour in neutral soil:     Pink fertile flowers surrounded by white or pink sepals
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Blue fertile flowers surrounded by white sepals

AGM Award logo 2012 (4)

H. serrata Grayswood floret AA

Ray florets: 3, 4 or 5 sepals, dentate,  entire, not overlapping, 45mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Large (to 2m).

 

H. serrata Beni Gaku leaf B

Leaves: Longish, acuminate, yellowish-green when young.  160mm l x 70mm w.