Barry Neville Roberts (1947-2020)

Incorrigibly obsessive about hydrangeas, Barry Roberts, Advanced Master Gardener, Past President of the Master Gardeners Association of BC, former governor of VanDusen Botanical Gardens, UBC Friend of the Garden, former council member of Darts Hill Garden Park, active member of the South Surrey Garden Club and Hardy Plant Group. A member of the Royal Horticultural Society, UK, for over 30 years.

Barry was born in Lytham-St-Annes, England and passed away in August 2020 from cardiac arrest. He was a loving and caring husband, an English gentleman with a good sense of humour, will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Welcome To Heritage Hydrangeas

This website is fast becoming an online encyclopedia of everything about hydrangeas. All the information and photographs are taken from our personal experience of growing hydrangeas over the past 10 years.

We also give presentations to garden clubs and other horticultural organisations on the subject of Hydrangeas. So far, we have given 40 presentations over the past four years. We try our best to answer all questions received by email regarding the growing of hydrangeas. eMail:

Visit our pages for more information on cultivation, pruning and propagation of hydrangeas.

Explore All Hydrangea Species

  • H.-macro-Nikko-Blue-BB

    Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nikko Blue’

  • H.-chinensis-Mon-Long-Shou-DD

    Hydrangea scandens ssp. chinensis f. angustipetala ‘Golden Crane’

  • H.-macro-Sensation-AA

    Hydrangea aspera ssp. sargentiana

  • H.-macro-Sensation-AA

    Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Sensation’

  • Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Blue Bird

    Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata ‘Blue Bird’

  • Hydrangea arborescens Annabelle

    Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’

  • Hydrangea macrophylla Adria

    Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Adria’

  • Hydrangea arborescens ssp. radiata Samantha

    Hydrangea arborescens ssp. radiata ‘Samantha’


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