Hydrangea paniculata ‘Baby Lace’ is characterised by its compact rounded growth habit, strong stems that hold the inflorescences upright and thick, dark green foliage.
Inflorescence: A panicle, 120mm x 100mm, with full blooms and bright white florets. The ray florets have showy sepals but no petals or reproductive organs; they retain their colour and are showy for about six weeks.
US PP23,387 P3
Introduced by Dr. Michael Dirr in 2011. US patent issued in 2013.
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: Compact (to 1.25m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, broadly elliptical with obtuse to rounded apex, overlapping, 18mm diam.
Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Ovate. Margin: slightly serrate. Apex: acute. Base: acute. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, pubescent. 75mm l x 48mm w.