Definition of lacecap in English:



  • A hydrangea of a group of varieties that have flat flower heads with fertile florets in the centre surrounded by sterile florets.

    Hydrangea macrophylla varieties, family Hydrangeaceae

    Compare with hortensia
    • ‘Mr. Wildnauer says more people should grow lacecaps for their delicate look in a garden.’
    • ‘The mopheads stick around, the lacecaps have disappeared.’
    • ‘All types of hydrangeas are included, from blousy mopheads to delicate lacecaps, from oakleafs to climbers.’
    • ‘The ‘Lady in Red’ hydrangea blooms are delicate lacecaps, 4-5 inches across.’
    • ‘At a lower terrace, a number of other serrata lacecaps are in their glory, massed to cover an area of about 25 feet by 10 feet.’