Chiri-san Sue Mountain Hydrangea

Hydrangea serrata 'Chiri-san Sue'

Item 5648


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Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full shade to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.

A superb shrub for shade border or woodland garden, valued for abundant bloom. Highly textured foliage covers the mounded form. Fertile flower clusters are encircled by ray florets, blue in acidic soils and pink in more alkaline conditions. Deciduous.

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Average Landscape Size
Slow to moderate growth to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Hydrangea serrata 'Chiri-san Sue'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Repeat Flowering ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Blue
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Asian/Zen

Best grown in moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Mulch to keep the root zone cool. Prune spent flowers to promote repeat bloom.


It is often disputed whether Hydrangea serrata is a variety of H. macrophylla, or vice-versa, it is agreed that it is a much hardier species with the ability to bloom on new wood, which in hand makes it highly adaptable to varied climates.

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