Hydrangea serrata

Hydrangea serrata

  • Hydrangea serrata
  • Hydrangea serrata
  • Hydrangea serrata
  • Hydrangea serrata
  • Flower name
    Hydrangea serrata
  • Scientific name
    Hydrangea serrata
  • Aliasサワアジサイ, 山紫陽花, 沢紫陽花, Yama Ajisai, Hydrangea serrata
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Wetlands, Botanical Gardens, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

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.


  • Order
    Cornales
  • Family
    Hydrangeaceae
  • Genus
    Hydrangea
  • Species
    H. serrata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    2 inflorescences
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsBlue Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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