Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Hokkaido-blue
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Hokkaido
November 21, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Kiyosumi
Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Kiyosumi
November 21, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Intermedia

 

Hydrangea serrata ‘Intermedia’ is unusually vigorous and easily grown. Its decorative value is not very high compared to other cultivars, as the ray florets twist over and face the ground immediately after pollination.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 150mm across, with white sepals which turn crimson before inverting.


synonyms: H. japonica ‘Intermedia’, H. serrata ‘Acuminata’

Origin Japan, before 1860. Native to Korea and Japan.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).



Color in neutral soil:
White, aging to crimson

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White, aging to crimson (no change)


Ray florets: 3 or 4 sepals, rounded, serrated, overlapping, 35mm diam.

Leaves: Mid-green turning burgundy in autumn, serrated, acuminate with elongated tip, 130mm l x 70mm w.

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