Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii Perfecta’

synonym: H. m. ‘Blue Wave’

Bred by Victor Lemoine, Nancy, France, in 1904.

H. macro Mariesii Perfecta A Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii Perfecta’ is a floriferous deciduous shrub with many lacecap flowers appearing in early summer.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 180mm across. Corymbs are rounded and are pale pink or pale blue depending on soil acidity.

Colour in neutral soil:     Pale pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Pale blue

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mariesii Perfecta'

Ray florets: 4-5 sepals, slightly serrated, overlapping. 60mm diam.

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

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, size 180mm l x 115mm w.