Hydrangea heteromalla

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Hydrangea heteromalla
Hydrangea heteromalla fleurs4.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Cornales
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Subfamily: Hydrangeoideae
Tribe: Hydrangeeae
Genus: Hydrangea
Species: H. heteromalla
Binomial name
Hydrangea heteromalla

Hydrangea heteromalla is a species of Hydrangea flower, native to the Himalayas and China. Average height is 10'-15' with inflorescences that are 5"-8" across and bloom May-June,full flowering only occurs in full sun.Is a very adaptable plant that is hardy to USDA zones (4)5-7. This plant is seldom seen in American gardens although there is nice specimen at the Hillier Arboretum.[1]


  1. ^ Pages 62-66, Chapter 5; Hydrangeas for American gardens by Michael Dirr. Timber Press, 2004 ISBN 0881926418/ISBN 9780881926415

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