Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Glowing Embers’

synonym; H. m. ‘Forever Pink’.  Considered by many to be a synonym for H. m. ‘Alpenglühen’

Bred in USA or Canada before 1987. Introduced to Europe by D’n Oerts Nurseries, Netherlands.

H. macro Glowing Embers CC Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Glowing Embers’ is a robust and reliable shrub. Flower colour is reliably red, even in acidic soils.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 150mm across.  Ray florets have pale blue eyes.

Colour in neutral soil:     Red
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Red (no change)

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H. macro Glowing Embers floret AA

Ray florets: Four or five sepals, slightly serrated with pointed tip, overlapping, 50mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

H. macro Glowing Embers 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, leathery.  Mid-green. 110mm l x 70mm w.