EPPO Global Database

Hydrangea macrophylla(HYEMA)

Last modification: 2004-04-15

Basic information
  • EPPO code: HYEMA
  • Preferred name: Hydrangea macrophylla
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Seringe


 Japan, Korea. Several varieties have been described in the wild in different parts of Japan, and at different altitudes. Cultivated as an ornamental, in a great variety of cultivars of the "hortensia" or "mophead" types. Widely grown in Europe, and occasionally naturalized

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hydrangea hortensia Siebold
Hydrangea hortensis Smith
Hydrangea japonica Siebold
Hydrangea macrophylla subsp. macrophylla (Thunberg) Seringe
Hydrangea opuloides (Lamarck) Koch

Common names
Name Language
hortenzie velkolistá Czech
hortensia Danish
Gartenhortensie German
Hortensie German
French hydrangea English
hidrangea Spanish
hortensia Spanish
hortensia French
hortenzija  Croatian
kerti hortenzia Hungarian
アジサイ Japanese
シチヘンゲ Japanese
フイリガク Japanese
ハイドランジア Japanese
ajisai Japanese
fuiri-gaku Japanese
haidoranjia Japanese
shichihenge Japanese
gewone hortensia Dutch
hortensja ogrodowa Polish
granja Portuguese
hidrângea Portuguese
hidranja Portuguese
hortênsia Portuguese
novelão Portuguese
гидрангия крупнолистная Russian
гортензия крупнолистная Russian
hortenzia kalinolistá Slovak
lule-borë Albanian
hortensia Swedish
ortanca Turkish
гортензія великолиста Ukrainian