Hydrangea paniculata ‘Brussels Lace’

Introduced by Robert and Jelena de Belder, of Arboretum Kalmthout, Belgium, in 1975.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Brussels Lace'

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Brussels Lace’ is a smaller shrub than other H. paniculatas, growing to about 2m. only.  Also, unlike other H. paniculatas, the white flowers hardly change colour as they age.

Inflorescence: Panicles, 180mm x 150mm, are disproportionately large than many other larger H. paniculata shrubs.

Colour in neutral soil:                          White
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:   White

Hydrangea paniculata 'Brussels Lace' floretRay florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, overlapping, 50mm diam.

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: Large  (to 2m).

Hydrangea paniculata 'Brussels Lace' leaf

Leaves: Bright apple-green, with miniature serrations, on short red petioles, 120mm l x 70mm w.