Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Fanfare’

PP 21,161; synonym: H. m. ‘Wedding Ring’™

Bred by Toyokazu Ichie-san, Shizuoka, Japan, in 2007.

H. macro Fanfare BB

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Fanfare’ is a small remontant shrub with bicolour blooms.  Similar to, but paler version of, H. m. ‘Harlequin’.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 140mm diam. The bicolour serrated sepals, in pink and white, make for very attractive mophead corymbs.

Colour in neutral soil:                          Pink and white
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:   Blue and white

 H. macro Fanfare floret AA

Ray florets: 4 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 35mm diam.


Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Small (to 0.6m).


H. macro 'Harlequin' leaf DD540

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.  120mm l x 80mm w.