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Hydrangea serrata ‘O-amacha Nishiki’
Common Name: Mountain Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

This hydrangea is great for flowers and foliage. The new growth emerges with pale yellow speckling that turns gold by late summer contrasting beautifully with the red stems and pink petioles. In summer 'O-amacha Nishiki' produces pale pink lace cap flowers that look spectacular against the foliage which develops red tints if planted in some sun. Mountain hydrangea have more delicate foliage and habit and are often smaller then traditional H. macrophylla. Mountain hydrangea tend to be smaller than and perform better in zones 5 and 6 than Hydrangea macrophylla.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Native Habitat:
Woodland to 1500 m in the mountains of central and southern Japan.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread3-5' FragranceNo
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Gold Variegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness6-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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