Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Oregon Pride’ – Black Stem Mophead Hydrangea
A medium sized shrub with unusual stems that are a very dark burgundy, almost black.
Produces flat flower heads with deep pink flowers in alkaline soils, or deep violet in acidic soils. The leaves are dark green with hint of purple.
A vigorous upright plant that is best grown in part sun to part shade in moist, well draining soil.
Originated in the United States, possibly introduced by Greer Gardens, Eugene, Oregon.
Height: 1.5 m. Width: 1.5 m.
If you like the sound of a black stemmed hydrangea but want lighter flowers, check out ‘Nigra’.