What is a mophead hydrangea? Mophead is the name given to the huge ball shaped flower blooms of certain hydrangea plants. These globe shaped clusters of flowers are most often found within the macrophylla species and varieties of hydrangea. Mophead hydrangeas are a tough and hardy group with beautiful blooms in many color variations.
Mophead Hydrangea Flower Shape
The mophead hydrangea flower shape is characterized by the huge dome shaped clusters of flowers in blue, pink, white, and many more hues and shades of color.
Mophead Hydrangea Care
Mophead hydrangea care. Most mopheads 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 mopheads 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.
Mophead Hydrangea Varieties
Mophead 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.