Double Delights™ Wedding Gown
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Dancing Snow' is characterized by its early spring blooming habit, its ability to re-bloom on new growth after deadheading in autumn, its lacecap type inflorescences comprised of a ring of large double white flowers emerging from the central mass of smaller double white sterile flowers, flowers that are resistant to sun scorch and its compact growth habit.
Inflorescence: Lacecap,110mm across.
Bred by Toyokazu Ichie, Shizuoka, Japan, in 2003. US patent issued June, 2010.
Trade designation: H. m. DOUBLE DELIGHTS™ WEDDING GOWN.
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: Small (to 0.8m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White (no change).
Ray florets: 12-16 sepals, entire, orbicular in shape, overlapping, 30mm diam.
Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Broadly ovate. Margin: serrate. Apex: cuspidate. Base: cuneate. Venation pattern: pinnate, recessed on the adaxial surface, raised on the abaxial surface. Texture of leaf surfaces: smooth, glabrous, quite glossy. 195mm l x 50mm w.