hydrangea macrophylla 'hanabi' (fireworks®)

Size: 3 gallon
  • white, flat-topped flowers, fertile in the centre, sterile on the edges
  • white outer florets resemble "fireworks"
  • medium-green leaves are rounded with a point
  • upright, mounded habit
  • bloom time: summer
  • blooms on old wood, do not prune
  • remove only spent flowers and dead, damaged or unsightly wood
  • zone 5 
  • height 80-100cm
  • spread 80-100cm
  • colour white
  • all hydrangea naturally undergo some colour change to their flowers as they age
  • adjusting the pH balance of the soil can change the flower colour from pink to blue in some cultivars
  • most cultivars thrive in full sun to partial shade as long as they have adequate moisture and a rich, well-drained soil
  • full sun, partial sun/shade 
  • long blooming
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)