Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Beni-gaku
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Beni-gaku
November 21, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Blue Bird
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Blue Bird
November 21, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Blue Billow

 

Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata 'Blue Billow’ is a free-flowering small shrub suitable for a shady border. It is a compact lacecap with broad, light blue flowers and dense green foliage. The leaves adopt autumn colours of deep red in late summer.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 130mm across, with large but delicate light blue corymbs.


Introduced by the Dupont family gardens in Philadelphia


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1m).



Color in neutral soil:
Pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pale blue


Ray florets: 5-6 sepals, slightly serrated, overlapping, 30mm across.

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Broadly ovate to elliptic. Margin: serrate. Apex: acute. Base: obtuse. Venation pattern: penninerved. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: glabrous on both surfaces, matte on the upper surface. Size: 150mm l x 75mm w.

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