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How do I identify hydrangea leaves?
What are the three types of hydrangeas?
There are 3 different types of hydrangea macrophylla; mophead, lacecap and mountain hydrangeas.
What is the difference between lacecap and mophead hydrangea?
Lacecap hydrangeas are almost identical to mophead hydrangeas with the only difference existing in their flowers. They have tiny fertile flower buds in the center, with showy flowers that circle the edge of the flower head.
What kind of hydrangea is mophead?
Mopheads (Hydrangea macrophylla) are the most popular hydrangeas grown in home gardens and landscapes. Most mopheads grown today are blue or pink but a few varieties are white. These are also commonly known as French hydrangeas. Lacecap Hydrangeas and Mophead Hydrangeas are both classified as Hydrangea macrophylla.