2021

RSF Hydrangea List

Botanical Variety
Hydrangea anomala Petiolaris A woody, clinging vine with large, flat clusters of white flowers in late spring. Outer flowers are sterile and inner flowers are fertile and small, for a lacecap effect. Bark on older stems is rich brown, exfoliating.
Hydrangea arborscens Annabelle Improved selection of Hydrangea arborescens ‘Grandiflora’. White flower heads are more erect than ‘Grandiflora’. Thrives in shade. Flowers may be small the first year, normal size by the second year. 2001 PA Gold Medal Award Winner. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
Hydrangea arborscens Incrediball A superb improvement, with giant blooms that have roughly 4 times as many flowers as ‘Annabelle’. The show begins in midsummer with huge round blooms clustered atop sturdy branches that are surrounded by medium green oval leaves. Cut back in spring to promote flowering on summer wood. Fantastic as a specimen shrub or in a border.
Hydrangea macrophylla Double Delights Wedding Gown This exceptional hybrid features fully double blooms, notably strong stems, a well-mounded form. and lush dark green foliage. Blooms spring through fall. Each flower cluster transforms into an exquisite, pristine white bridal bouquet as a stunning outer ring of large blooms first unfolds, followed by lovely smaller inner blooms. Deciduous.
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer Summer Crush With a profusion of big raspberry red or neon purple blooms, Summer Crush™ brings floral quality blooms to your garden or patio container. Not only is it drop-dead gorgeous, but it is compact so you get a neat, tidy look throughout the summer. Fill a patio container with Summer Crush for a stunning look all season long. Summer Crush™ will make your outdoor living space the talk of the neighborhood.
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer Bloomstruck Cchange the blooms’ color to your liking. BloomStruck also has incredibly beautiful red-purple stems, dark green leaves with red petioles and red veins, which give great contrast to your other garden shrubs, perennials and annuals. – Because of BloomStruck’s extremely strong stems, above average heat tolerance and great disease resistance – especially to powdery mildew – it is a perfect combination of beauty and hardiness for your garden!
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer Blushing Bride Tests across the country have shown ‘Blushing Bride’ to have the same hardiness and disease resistance as The Original with an even faster rebloom. The flower mops are at least 6″ across with pure white blooms and semi-double florets. The blooms mature with a light pink blush. Internodes between leaves are smaller than on The Original thus creating an even more compact habit and stronger stems.
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer Original A Bailey Nurseries introduction, Endless Summer® is a mop-head type hydrangea with the unique ability to bloom consistently on both old and new wood. The result is a plant that provides beautiful flowers all summer long. The flowers grow up to 8″ in diameter, with pink blooms in alkaline soils and blue blooms in acidic soil. Since Endless Summer® blooms on new wood, removal of spent flowers will encourage rebloom.
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer Twist N’ Shout Twist-n-Shout® produces abundant blooms on both old and new wood all summer long. Lacy, deep-pink centers are surrounded by gorgeous blossoms of pink or periwinkle blue, depending on soil type. Sturdy red stems and glossy deep green leaves turn red-burgundy in fall to offer year-round interest in the garden.
Hydrangea macrophylla LA Dreamin’ L.A. Dreamin’® Hydrangea is a truly unique hydrangea macrophylla. This show-stopping plant dazzles with its spectacular color display of pinks, blues, and everything in between. This beauty is versatile, looking great in both the garden or planted in a decorative container. Re-blooming is better in southern climates.
Hydrangea macrophylla Lemon Wave This hydrangea has a magnificent leaf color with an outstanding lacecap bloom. It was Introduced from New Zealand and has a wonderful “Tri-Color” leaf with some bright yellow. The blooms will appear in late June and are creamy white with tones of either pink or blue depending on the acidity of the soil. Best in afternoon filtered shade.
Hydrangea macrophylla Pistachio This eye-catching, compact rebloomer boasts wide mophead flowers filled with an exciting and unique color combination for hydrangeas – lime green accented with a deep rosy pink. Blooms continuously from spring until frost. A stunning accent in the landscape or in a container used to dress up a patio. Wonderful cut or dried flowers.
Hydrangea macrophylla Red Sensation A stunning rebloomer with shiny green foliage and light red mophead flower clusters on strong burgundy-red stems. Flowers age to shades of purple. Features an extensive bloom period with notable disease tolerance. Soil and water pH influences bloom color. Compact form is perfect for borders, containers, or mass plantings. Deciduous.
Hydrangea macrophylla Cherry Explosion Deep rich green foliage and is paired perfectly with the apple-pink blooms. The blooming season begins in June and lasts until late September. It is disease resistant. The height on the Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Cherry Explosion’ reaches up to four feet with a spread of three to four feet, making it a wonderful hedge. This hydrangea makes beautiful cut flowers for any arrangement.
Hydrangea paniculata Bobo Bobo® was introduced in Belgium where its compact size was celebrated as a center of interest tucked in smaller garden borders and in containers on terraces. Plants are covered midsummer to fall with large blooms held on strong stems. Gold medal winner for its innovative size and habit.
Hydrangea paniculata Bombshell A petite form that is well branched producing an abundance of flowers that are just about non-stop from Summer to Fall. The tidy habit is covered with white flowers and backed by green foliage. Little if any pruning is required to maintain its elegant shape.
Hydrangea paniculata First Editions Berry White Berry White® is a summer stunner with strong, upright stems and large cone-shaped flowers. The flower color starts out white in July then progresses to dark pink. Color shades can vary according to location, climate and type of soil.
Hydrangea paniculata First Editions Diamond Rouge Diamond Rouge®’ has abundant, long lasting flowers on strong stems that start out white and progress to pink, raspberry red and finally wine red. Flowers start blooming in July and take on red coloration earlier in the season than other pink paniculatas.
Hydrangea paniculata Fire and Ice A compact, early blooming, heat tolerant selection with attractive season-long greenish red foliage. Stunning flower clusters first open to a creamy white in early summer, turn pink in midsummer, then develop a deep red coloring in fall. A beautiful accent, foundation or border shrub for the garden.
Hydrangea paniculata First Editions Strawberry Sundae Smaller stature, flowers emerge creamy white in mid summer, change to pink and finally to strawberry red. The flowers will remind you of a refreshing strawberry sundae ice cream treat on a hot summer afternoon. With its compact habit this hydrangea can add color to a small space garden or container and the fantastic flower color lasts well into fall. Excellent for fresh cut and dried flower arrangements.
Hydrangea paniculata First Editions Vanilla Strawberry This hydrangea paniculata’s enormous blooms start out a creamy vanilla-white, changing to a soft pink and finally to a ripe strawberry-red. The unique red color lasts for three to four weeks, longer than most hydrangeas of this variety. New blooms keep the multicolored show going throughout the summer and early fall.
Hydrangea paniculata Limelight STD Bright lime green blooms, flowers on new wood  vigorous and fragrant, nice fall color, green to white to pink hues
Hydrangea paniculata Little Lime A new dwarf form of the popular Limelight Hydrangea, Little Lime sports the same great flower power but in a smaller package. Attractive green summer flowers turn pink in fall. This hardy selection is excellent for use in mixed border or foundation plantings. Sturdy stems are good for cut flower arrangements.
Hydrangea paniculata Pinky Winky A rounded shrub with large panicles of white flowers in mid summer.  The lower flowers age to pink while new white flowers continue to appear at the top.
Hydrangea paniculata Quick Fire An upright shrub with large white flowers that quickly turn pink.  Fall flower color is dark rosy-pink.  Flowers about a month earlier than other Hydrangea paniculata varieties
Hydrangea quercifolia First Editions Jetstream A quantum leap in H. quercifolia introductions with dense compact non-flopping habit. The lustrous dark green foliage is resistant to leaf spot and turns a fantastic orange-red in autumn. Flowers held high on strong stems are a beautiful white aging to pink. Classic native flowering shrub for the garden, grouping and massing. Peeling rich tawny-brown bark adds winter interest
Hydrangea quercifolia Munchkin An exceptional U.S. National Arboretum introduction. Enjoy a profusion of robust flower clusters that open white and age to pink, remaining upright even after heavy rain. Dark green, deeply lobed oak-like foliage turns brilliant mahogany in fall. Compact and well-suited for smaller landscapes, in groups, or as a hedge.
Hydrangea quercifolia Pee Wee A dwarf, four-season shrub perfect for smaller gardens. Pee-Wee features white spring flowers that fade to pink, beautiful fall foliage, and cinnamon-colored bark in the winter. Superb as a specimen or foundation plant in borders or group plantings.
Hydrangea quercifolia Ruby Slippers A profusion of exceptionally large, white blooms in summer that quickly age to deep pink. Robust blooms remain upright even after heavy rains. Dark green, deeply lobed oak-like foliage turns brilliant mahogany in fall. The compact form works in smaller landscapes and is useful for mass planting, hedges or borders.
Hydrangea serrata Tuff Stuff Red Reliably blooming on both old and new wood, the nonstop semi-double to double lacecap flowers open as two-toned green and deep pink maturing to red. The compact habit of Mountain Hydrangea is perfect where a smaller Hydrangea is needed. Tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. The lacy flowers are complemented by large, heart-shaped, serrated foliage that turns rich shades of bronze and burgundy in the fall.
Hydrangea serrata Preziosa Hydrangea serrata ‘Preziosa’ has a wonderful seasonal flow. Burgundy-infused foliage provides an effective back drop for mop head flowers that start ivory, age to pink, and become increasingly color saturated; becoming red to maroon through the summer and into fall.