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Hydrangea serrata

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Blood-on-the-snow, Tea of Heaven
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

More hardy than H. macrophylla; this plant may be damaged by deer

Description:
Deciduous shrubs; leaves opposite, simple, stalked, toothed and sometimes lobed; flowers in terminal, round or umbrella-shaped clusters, white, pink, or blue, 4- 5-parted, the sterile flowers (around the margin or the entire cluster) are much enlarged.
Height:
3-5 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, dark green leaves; 2-6 in. long
Flower:
Lacecap or mophead; color may change from white to pink to red
Zones:
6 to 7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil
Form:
Slender stems
Poison Part:
Bark, leaves, flower buds.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, sweating.
Toxic Principle:
Hydrangin, a cyanogenic glycoside.
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape as woody shrub; forest or natural area as native shrub.
Width:
3-4 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1577

Hydrangea serrata Hydrangea serrata
Peganum, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Hydrangea serrata Hydrangea serrata
Peganum, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Hydrangea serrata whole plant
Far_Out_Flora, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0