(Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea, Oakleaf Hydrangea)
Discovered in Olympia, Washington by David Jarzynka, 'Little Honey' is a compact oakleaf hydrangea that boasts golden-chartreuse foliage, which turns scarlet red in fall. It has a low, spreading habit and produces pretty panicles of white flowers in summer. These dry to a pleasing brown and persist through winter above reddish stems. It originated as a mutant sport off of the cultivar 'Pee Wee'.
It's no wonder that this beautiful large deciduous shrub has fast gained popularity in recent years....
(Oakleaf Hydrangea, Semmes Beauty Oakleaf Hydrangea)
This vigorous, heat-tolerant cultivar is noted for having large, white flower panicles and pretty burgundy fall color. It originates from the southeastern United States, has a broad shrubby habit and is most revered for its outstanding ornamental features that light up the landscape throughout the year.
In spring, oakleaf hydrangea puts forth large, oak-shaped leaves that are deep green with soft, lighter undersides. Huge conical flower panicles appear in summer, which are comprised of small...
(Oakleaf Hydrangea, Sike's Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea)
The pretty oakleaf hydrangea, 'Sike's Dwarf', is well-branched, super dwarf selection that bears dome-shaped cones of pure white flowers in summer. In fall its leaves turn attractive russet shades. Some claim variability can be found in specimens purchased from different nursery sources.
In spring, oakleaf hydrangea puts forth large, oak-shaped leaves that are deep green with soft, lighter undersides. Huge conical flower panicles appear in summer. These are comprised of small inconspicuous...
Mark A. Miller
(Oakleaf Hydrangea, Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea)
Large, beautiful clusters of ruffled, double flowers make ‘Snowflake’ really stand out in a crowd. Its beautiful, deeply lobed leaves turn brilliant shades of maroon and purple in fall. Its big, bold blooms are great for cutting fresh or dried.
In spring, oakleaf hydrangea puts forth large, oak-shaped leaves that are deep green with soft, lighter undersides. Huge conical flower panicles appear in summer. These are comprised of small inconspicuous fertile flowers and showy, sterile, four-sepaled...
(Oakleaf Hydrangea, Vaughn's Lillie Oakleaf Hydrangea)
The long-blooming 'Vaughn's Lillie' is a dwarf cultivar with dense foliage and showy white flower panicles with a hint of green. Almost all of the flowers are sterile giving the blooms a billowy appearance. It originates from the southeastern United States and has a neat bushy habit. It was discovered by William Vaughn Billingsley in Rabun Gap, Georgia.
In spring, oakleaf hydrangea puts forth large oak-shaped leaves that are deep green with soft, lighter undersides. Their huge conical flower...
James H. Schutte
(Himalayan Tree Hydrangea)
Fuzzy, four-angled stems and very large "lacecap" flower heads are highlights of the Himalayan tree hydrangea. This very large shrub, rarely a small tree, is native to the mountain forests and highland slopes of southern Asia from India and Bangladesh to China and Burma. The stems usually are yellowish brown because of a dense covering of tiny hairs.
Rich green leaves are wide ovals with a pointed tip. A leaf is softly hairy with a rather long, reddish petiole stem. By mid- to late summer, branch...
James H. Schutte
This medium-sized deciduous shrub is distinguished by its fuzzy leaves and stems and by its summer display of showy "lacecap" flower heads. Native to uplands of south-central China, it was introduced to horticulture in 1908 by famed plant explorer E. H. Wilson.
The large, oval, felted leaves are paired along upright to spreading stems that are densely coated with purplish, wooly hairs. Older stems develop flaky, exfoliating bark. Broad, disk-shaped flowerheads appear at the branch tips from...
Mark A. Miller
(Sawtooth Hydrangea, Tea-of-Heaven)
A native of the mountains of Korea and Japan, mountain hydrangea is a deciduous flowering shrub with a rounded, bushy habit and coarse green toothed leaves. This summer blooming hydrangea shares a lot of similarities with the popular bigleaf hydrangea ( Hydrangea macrophylla), but it is more cold hardy, more compact and has smaller leaves.
Big clusters of flowers appear from mid to late- summer. These typically have small fertile flowers towards their centers and showy sterile flowers...
The pinkish white lacecap-type flower clusters of 'Beni-gaku' shimmer in the garden from summer to fall. Its other pleasing attributes include lustrous deep green leaves and vibrant red fall color.
This hardy deciduous flowering shrub has a compact bushy habit and dark green leaves with toothed edges. Its lacecaps have small fertile lavender flowers towards their centers and large, showy sterile flowers along the edges. Flower color is usually pH dependent, acid soils encourage bluer flowers...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Blue Billow Hydrangea, Sawtooth Hydrangea)
This is one of the prettier violet-blue lacecap hydrangeas available. The cool 'Blue Billow' becomes covered with flowers in midsummer. Excellent hardiness and floriferousness are two more of its winning attributes.
This hardy deciduous flowering shrub has a rounded, bushy habit and coarse green toothed leaves and maintains a relatively compact stature. Its big pale violet-blue flower clusters have small fertile flowers towards their centers and showy sterile flowers along the edges. Flower color...