Hydrangea quercifolia Little Honey-Plant
Hydrangea quercifolia
‘Little Honey’
November 19, 2018
Hydrangea seemannii
Hydrangea seemannii
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Hydrangea scandens ssp. chinensis f. angustipetala 'Golden Crane'

Hydrangea scandens ssp. chinensis f. angustipetala ‘Golden Crane’ is a very unusual small evergreen shrub. The colour combination of white and yellow in the flowers is very unusual in hydrangeas and gives this shrub a striking distinctness.

Inflorescence: Panicle, 200mm x 130mm. Creamy white flowers in late summer.

Introduced to N. America by Dan Hinckley in 2008. Originates from southern Sichuan Province, China.

Synonyms: H. chinensis ‘Golden Crane’, Hydrangea angustipetala ‘Mon Long Shou’.

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
White and yellow

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White and yellow (no change)


Ray florets: 4-5 sepals, highly serrated, overlapping, 60mm diam.

Leaves: Narrowly ovate, serrate and tomentose. 110mm long x 40mm w.