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Hydrangea cinerea (Ashy hydrangea)
Moore, April

Hydrangea cinerea

Hydrangea cinerea Small

Ashy Hydrangea, Deam's Hydrangea, Gray Hydrangea

Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea Family)

Synonym(s): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. discolor, Hydrangea arborescens var. deamii, Hydrangea arborescens var. discolor, Hydrangea ashei

USDA Symbol: hyci3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AR , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , NC , OK , SC , TN , WV

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hydrangea cinerea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hydrangea cinerea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hydrangea cinerea


Record Modified: 2023-04-05
Research By: SET

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