Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Maculata’

Originated in Japan.

H. macro Maculata GHydrangea macrophylla ‘Maculata’ is best grown in shade to avoid scorching of the variegated foliage.

Inflorescence: A lacecap flower up to 180mm across, with pinkish- or bluish-white ray florets surrounding violet or blue fertile flowers.

Colour in neutral soil:     Pinkish-white
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Blueish-white

 H. macro Maculata floret DD

Ray florets:  4 sepals, serrated, hardly overlapping. 45mm diam.

 

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

 

H. macro Maculata leaf C

Leaves: The variegated leaves, 120mm l x 55mm w, are green in the centre with adjacent patches of gray and irregular white edges.