Meaning of lacecap in English:


Pronunciation /ˈleɪskap/


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

    Compare with hortensia

    Hydrangea macrophylla varieties, family Hydrangeaceae

    ‘Mr. Wildnauer says more people should grow lacecaps for their delicate look in a garden.’
    • ‘All types of hydrangeas are included, from blousy mopheads to delicate lacecaps, from oakleafs to climbers.’
    • ‘The mopheads stick around, the lacecaps have disappeared.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The ‘Lady in Red’ hydrangea blooms are delicate lacecaps, 4-5 inches across.’