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Hydrangea radiata /Silverleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea radiata   / Hydrangea radiata
Plant has green upper leaf surface and white, lacecap flowers
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Plant has green upper leaf surface and white, lacecap flowers

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Scientific Name: Hydrangea radiata
Common Name: Silverleaf Hydrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Native to mountainous areas of NC, SC, GA, and TN. Similar to the more widespread smooth hydrangea, Hydrangea arborescens. Is reported to produce more flowers than H. arborescens. Lower leaf suraface is densely covered with felt-like hairs, appearing bright white or silver giving the plant its common name.