Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata ‘Shirofuji’

synonym: H. serrata ‘Shirahuzi’. Translates to ‘White-capped Mount Fuji’.

Discovered on Mount Ashitaka, Japan.

Hydrangea serrata 'Shirofuji'

Hydrangea serrata ‘Shirofuji’ is a compact, white-flowering shrub suitable for growing in the garden or in a pot.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 80mm across, with double (or triple) ray florets irregularly placed around the central fertile flowers.

Colour in neutral soil:    White
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:    White (no change)

Hydrangea serrata 'Shirofuji'

Ray florets: 8 to 10 sepals,white with hints of green, entire, acuminate, overlapping, 25mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Small (to 0.85m).

Hydrangea serrata 'Shirofuji' leaf

Leaves: Mid-green turning burgundy in autumn, serrated, acuminate with elongated drip tip, 100mm l x 35mm w.