Hydrangea serrata 'Mikata Yae'
Suitable Substitutions for Hydrangea serrata 'Mikata Yae'
Series: The Master Collection™
More About Hydrangea serrata 'Mikata Yae'
- Double flowers with lacy, blue centres
- Centres are a multitude of star-like, multi-petaled mid to dark blue florets
- Florets are sometimes flushed with pink
- Bloom Time: Summer to fall
Hydrangea arborescens: Blooms on new wood, prune in late winter or early spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla: Blooms on old wood, do not prune. Remove only spent flowers and dead, damaged or unsightly wood.
Hydrangea paniculata: Blooms on new wood, prune in late winter or early spring.
Hydrangea quercifolia: Blooms on old wood, do not prune. Remove only spent flowers and dead, damaged or unsightly wood.
Hydrangea serrata: Blooms on old wood, do not prune.
Mikata Yae Hydrangea Growing and Maintenance Tips
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.
Hydrangea serrata 'Mikata Yae' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall