Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii’

Imported from Japan to UK by Charles Maries in 1879.

H. macro Mariesii AA

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii’ is a very floriferous upright shrub.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 210mm diam. Fertile flowers are pink, surrounded by white or pale pink sterile flowers.

Colour in neutral soil:     White to palest pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     White to palest blue

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H. macro Mariesii floret AA

Ray florets: 4 or 5 sepals, slightly serrated, overlapping, 65mm diam.

 

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

 

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. 110mm l x 60mm w.