Hydrangea serrata

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    Hydrangea serrata @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Hydrangea serrata @ Nikko Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Hydrangea serrata
Formal Name
Hydrangea serrata
Alias
Yama Ajisai, Hydrangea serrata
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Deciduous shrub

Comment

What is Hydrangea serrata

Hydrangea serrata , Mountain hydrangeas, or Yama Ajisai (scientific name:Hydrangea serrata), is a hardy deciduous shrubs in the hydrangeaceae native to Japan.

It is similar to gloss hydrangea (scientific name: H. macrophylla f. Normalis) .
The flower is smaller than Hydrangea(Ajisai, scientific name: Hydrangea macrophilla) . However, the flower color is abundant. The leaves are the source of sweet tea.

Generic name: Mountain hydrangeas, Scientific name:Hydrangea serrata, Origin: Japan, East Asia, North and South America, Habitat: Southern Tohoku (Fukushima), Shikoku, Kyushu, environment: along the swamp or moist forest floor, life type: hardy deciduous shrubs, height:1.2m, leaf: egg-shaped and distinct veins, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf color: green, serrated:, flowers form: 2 out cymes, flower: purple, blue, peach, white, petals number (calyx variable): 5, Bisexual flower diameter: 1 cm, the neutral flower diameter: 2-3 cm, flowering time: June to July.

Detailed information

Order
Cornales
Family
Hydrangeaceae
Genus
Hydrangea
Species
H. serrata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Dichasium
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenMarshLow mountainBotanic garden
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, White
Season
JunJul
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 5

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