Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla Double Delights™ Wedding Gown
Common Name: Bigleaf Hydrangea (Lacecap)
Garden Size: 2-3 ft. x 3-5 ft.
USDA Zone: 5 to 9
Plant Origin: Japan
Exposure: Part Shade
Water & Soil: Average, Medium Moisture; Rich, Well-drained Soil
Habit (Form): Rounded, Freely Branching
Foliage: Deciduous, Large Serrated Dark Green Leaves
Bloom Time: Blooms on Old Wood (June/July) and New Wood (August/September)
Bloom Color: White, Double Blooms
Uses: Mass or Group in Shrub Border, Accent for Foundation Plantings, Good Cut Flowers
Care: Generally need little pruning. If needed, prune immediately after flowering by cutting back flowering stems to a pair of healthy buds. Prune out broken or winter-damaged stems in late winter.