Mophead hydrangeas

Mopheads(Hydrangea macrophylla) are the most popular hydrangeas grown in home gardens and landscapes. Most mopheads grown today are blue or pink. A few varieties are white.

(Click here for LACECAP Hydrangeas)Gail's Granddaughter, Madison, from Alabama

Any of the hydrangeas below (except the white ones) can be either blue or pink, depending on the soil composition.

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If you click on the 'Endless Summer' photo below, you will be taken to a whole page of pictures of 'Endless Summer.' The beautiful images were sent to me by visitors to this site. These pictures are an excellent example of the color changes possible in most blue or pink hydrangeas.


Amethyst 'Amethyst' Ayesha 'Ayesha'
Endless Summer 'Endless Summer'
(Link to page on ES)
Lemon Zest 'Lemon Zest' Penny Mac 'Penny Mac'
Dooley 'Dooley' Forever Pink 'Forever Pink' Harlequin
Melanie, Michigan, Zone 6
Mme. Emile Mouillere 'Mme. Emile Mouillere' Nigra 'Nigra' Pia 'Pia'
Pretty In Pink 'Pretty In Pink'
(Pretty in blue, too!)
Ravel 'Ravel' Frillibet is a dainty bloom with pinked edges 'Frillibet'
Picture sent in by Rollene Potemski of Medina, Ohio. We are not sure about variety name. 'Nikko Blue'
Rollene: Medina,OH
Grown by Rollene Potemski of Medina, Ohio. 'Nikko Blue'
Rollene: Medina,OH
 'Nikko Blue' grown by Pam in Long Island, NY 'Nikko Blue'
Pam: Long Island, NY

More Pictures of Mophead Hydrangeas Go to More Mophead Hydranges


Lacecap Hydrangeas and Mophead Hydrangeas are both classified as Hydrangea macrophylla. Both types require the same growing environment.

Pictures of the lacecap hydrangeas can be found here. lacecap

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