ⓘ Hydrangea radiata

                                     

ⓘ Hydrangea radiata

Hydrangea radiata is an attractive, deciduous shrub up to 3 m tall, its natural range is limited to the southern Appalachians, where it is fairly common. Its common names - silverleaf hydrangea or snowy hydrangea - reflect its distinctive foliage which is dark green on top and silvery white below, the sharply contrasting foliar colors makes this shrub conspicuous at a distance, especially in a breeze.