Siberian hydrangea

Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis forma cuspidata

  • Siberian hydrangea
  • Siberian hydrangea
  • Flower name
    Siberian hydrangea
  • Scientific name
    Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis forma cuspidata
  • Alias姫紫陽花, マキノヒメアジサイ, 牧野姫紫陽花
  • Place of originHorticultural Varieties(Japan)
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Cemetery & Temple, Horticultural species, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Siberian hydrangea

Hime-hydrangea (scientific name: Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis forma cuspidata) is a native of Japan and a ball-shaped variety of Ezo hydrangea.
Dr. Tomitaro Makino found this flower in the garden of a private house in the Shinetsu region in the early Showa period (1926-1989). He liked this flower with beautiful clear blue petals in a ball shape. It has several thin branches and blooms as if the flowers are piled on top of each other.

Based on the scientific name, the following relationships exist.
Yama-hydrangea (scientific name: Hydrangea serrata)

Ezo hydrangea (scientific name: Hydrangea serrata var. megacarpa), a variety of mountain hydrangea

Hime-hydrangea (scientific name: Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis forma cuspidata), a horticultural variety of mountain hydrangea

Common name: Hime-hydrangea, scientific name: Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis forma cuspidata, aka: Makino hime-hydrangea, Regions: Snow covered areas, Height: 100-150 cm, Leaf: thin and glossy, Leaf shape: elliptic, Leaf blade: 6-10 cm, Stipules: opposite, Petiole: present, Leaf margin: sharply serrated, Flower structure: ornamental flower only, Flower color: sky blue, Flowering style: single-petaled, with a small flower bud Flowering season: May - August; inflorescence diameter: 10-15 cm; decorative flower diameter: 3 cm.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    H. s. var. yesoensis forma cuspidata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Multiflora inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeHardy deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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