Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Deutschland’

Bred by D. Baardse, Holland, in 1921.

H. macro 'Deutschland' BB

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Deutschland’ has robust mophead flowers which open bright pink and age through a deeper pink to deep red.  In acidic soils the flowers may be violet to purple.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 220mm across.  The bright pink florets have creamy-white centres.  Similar to H. m. ‘Hamburg’ and H. m. ‘Alpenglühen’.

Colour in neutral soil:                            Bright pink aging to deep red.
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Violet to purple.

H. macro Deutschland floret B

Ray florets: 4 sepals, slightly serrate. Rose-red with creamy-white centres. 55mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

H. macro 'Deutschland' leaf B

Leaves: 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, quite glossy. 160mm l x 120mm w.