Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Europa’

Bred by H. Schadendorff, Germany, in 1931.

H. macro Europa AA

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Europa’ is a vigorous, strong growing shrub. More suitable as a hedging plant or a back-of-border plant than a pot plant.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 160mm across. The highly serrated sepals give the flowers a very attractive appearance.   Suitable for use in dried flower arrangements.

Colour in neutral soil:     Deep pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:      Mauve-blue

AGM Award logo 2012 (4)

H. macro Europa floret BB

Ray florets: 4 sepals, heavily serrated, tightly packed, overlapping. 45m diam.

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Large (to 2m)

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Harlequin' leaf

 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, moderately glossy. 150mm l x 110mm w.