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Hydrangea serrata 'Shikobai' ('Purple-Red Ume Flower') - Mountain Hydrangea - Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Hydrangea serrata 'Shikobai' ('Purple-Red Ume Flower') - 'Shikobai' has black stems with lacy blue fertile florets surrounded by warm purple fertile florets flushed with blue. Hydrangea serrata are elegant, smaller shrubs with jewel-like blooms.

Price: $24.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Purple

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 8348

Description Fine Print
'Shikobai' ('Purple-Red Ume Flower') refers to "ume" the Japanese name for Prunus mume, an early-blooming plum popular in Japan. This cultivar has black stems and light green leaves topped with lacecaps of with blue fertile florets surrounded by warm purple-pink sterile florets flushed with blue. Hydrangea serrata is like H. macrophylla but smaller in stature, foliage, and flowers making it perfect for quieter situations and small spaces.
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer - Fall
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Woodlands to 1500 m in the mountains of central and southern Japan.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No

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