What is a lacecap hydrangea? Lacecap is the name given to the flattened clusters of immature flower buds, surrounded by random flower petals on certain hydrangea plants. These flattened shaped clusters of flowers are most often found within the macrophylla and serrata species and varieties of hydrangea. Lacecap hydrangeas are a tough and hardy group with beautiful blooms in many color variations.
Lacecap Hydrangea Flower Shape
The lacecap hydrangea flower shape is characterized by flattened clusters of what appear to be tiny, immature flower buds that are then surrounded on the edges by typically 4 to 5 flower petals. Lacecap blooms can be found in blue, pink, white, purple, and many more hues and shades of color.
Lacecap Hydrangea Care
Lacecap hydrangea care. Most lacecaps bloom in late spring or early summer but make their flower buds the year before you see them. Proper hydrangea care includes pruning, and it is best to prune the plants in early summer, right after the flower blooms fade. Most lacecaps grow best in a spot with moist, well-drained soil and a bit of afternoon shade. Varieties of Shrubs and Bushes. Clusters of flowers. Petals. Big Daddy.
Lacecap Hydrangea Varieties
Lacecap hydrangea varieties include the following: Macrophylla Hydrangea Nikko Blue, Macrophylla Hydrangea Raspberry Ravel, Macrophylla Hydrangea Dooley, Macrophylla Hydrangea Nigra, Macrophylla Hydrangea Pretty in Pink, Macrophylla Hydrangea Mathilda Gutges, Macrophylla Hydrangea Todi, Macrophylla Hydrangea Domoti, Macrophylla Hydrangea Mystical Opal, Macrophylla Hydrangea Mystical Emerald, Macrophylla Hydrangea Sister Therese, Macrophylla Hydrangea Penny Mac, Ami Pasquier, Amethyst, Endless Summer, and Hopcorn.