Over 400 Cultivars
and still growing strong,,,

The Hardy Series
Hydrangeas for The Northern Grower

Last Updated on 4/02/2014
Due to unprecedented cold,
We regret that we will be
Suspending shipping for the
Spring 2014 season

Coming soon,,, The Quest

We will be sharing our progress and breeding secrets with our readers in our pursuit of the long sought after "Yellow Hydrangea" as well as an Orange colored cultivar.

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 1, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Becoming Hydrangea: The Wild History of a Popular Garden Plant

Larry Hufford, Ph.D.,
Plant Systematics and Evolution, Washington State University

Very large hydrangea Bush

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Informational Links

Hydrangea Propagation

American Hydrangea Society

Hydrangeas - Growing for Flowering Plants

Hydrangeas Hydrangeas! (Good info)

Pete's Hydrangea Pages

GardenWeb's Hydrangea Forum

Association Shamrock

"Hydrangeum" The Belgium Hydrangea Society

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Our Breeding Strategy

The larger of the two Hydrangea macrophylla type plants pictured on the lower left is a unique plant that suppresses the expression of the delphinidin genes that are responsible for blue, purple, and red pigmentation, while allowing for the expression of green and creamy yellow pigments. We will cross with a cultivar known for it's novel colored flowers in the yellow-orange range which are never truly seen as pure due to the masking affect of the delphinidin pigments. Both have mophead type blooms with excellent blooming characteristics.
HGTV on Eddie Aldridge
The Oakleaf Hydrangea Master

Fresh Cut Flower Care

Interactive Photo Shows,



Hydrangea Bouquet

USDA Hardiness Zone Maps

Lost to Cultivation Series
20 Heirloom Cultivars
Rediscovered Here in America

Miniature Hydrangeas

miniature hydrangea in hand
Postcard of girl and a very large hydrangea Bush

Two canidates for this years breeding trials now buddding to avoid unwanted cross pollination

Hydrangea and Chickens

Photo Galleries

Please email Frank@NantucketHydrangea.com with any questions, requests, or suggestions.