- Plant IDs
- ID By Type
- Hydrangea macrophylla 'Altona'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Altona'
Common name: Mophead hydrangea, French hydrangea, Bigleaf hydrangea, Althone
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Altona' is a medium-sized hydrangea bred by Heinrich Schadendorff, Germany, in 1931, who may have named it after a suburb of Hamburg. It has serrated sepals, and the flower colour ranges from pink to blue to purple depending on the soil.