Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Avantgarde’ USPP23,465

synonyms: H. m. ‘Savant’ PPAF by Ball Ornamentals, ‘Hedi’ (PBR), ‘Hycahedi’

Bred by Niels Arts, Aalsmeer, Netherlands, in 2007. US patent granted to Hydrangea Breeders Association B.V., Netherlands, in March, 2013.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Avantgarde'

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Avantgarde’ has strong stems supporting large blooms which open white and age through pink to green.  This shrub will achieve a height of 1.5m in suitable conditions.

Inflorescence: Mophead, up to 180mm across, emerge white and age through pink to green.

Colour in neutral soils:                              White aging to green
Colour in acidic soils with AL present:     White aging to green (no change)

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Avantgarde'

Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, entire, not overlapping,
65mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Avantgarde' leaf

Leaves: Mid-green. Simple, opposite and deciduous.  Broadly ovate to broadly elliptic.  Margin: serrate.  Apex: apiculate.  Base: attenuate.  Venation pattern: pinnate.  Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, moderately glossy. 160mm l x 90mm w.