Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata ‘Komacha’

synonyms: H. s. ‘Pretty Maiden’, ‘Chiffon’. Not to be confused with ‘Komachiana’, ‘Kikuzaki-Hai’, ‘Komachi Schichidanka’ or ‘Ko amacha’ which are quite different.

Origin: Japan.

H. serrata Komacha B

Hydrangea serrata ‘Komacha’ always attracts attention in the garden as it is the opposite of the usual perception that all hydrangeas are big and blousy.

Inflorescence: Lace-cap. Numerous starlike pink sepals. Small, delicate flowers on a small, delicate shrub. Very pretty.

Colour in neutral soil:                           Pale pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Pale blue

H. serrata Komacha floretB

Ray florets: Double flowers with up to 10 sepals.
18mm diam.

 

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1m).

 

H. serrata Komacha leaf BB

Leaves: Bright apple-green leaves