Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Harlequin’

synonym: ‘Sensation 75’, ‘Bicolor’, ‘Monrey’ BUTTONS ‘N’ BOWS USPP11,405

Bred by August Steiniger, Germany, in 1957.

H. macro 'Harlequin' BBHydrangea macrophylla ‘Harlequin’ has striking and unusual bicoloured flowers on strong stems..

Inflorescence: Mophead, 140mm across. The flower is intolerant of full sun.  White picoted edges surround each deep pink sepal.

Colour in neutral soil:     Deep pink with white margins
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Blue with white margins

 H. macro Harlequin floretB

Ray florets: 4 sepals, serrated. Pink with white margins, 50mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1m).

H. macro 'Harlequin' leaf DD540

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Mid-green. Broadly ovate to broadly elliptic.  Margin: serrate.  Apex: apiculate.  Base: attenuate.  Venation pattern: pinnate.  Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, quite glossy. 120mm l x 65mm w.