Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Merritt’s Beauty’

Bred by Louisiana Nurseries, USA.

H. macro Merritts Beauty BB

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Merritt’s Beauty’  is a low-growing compact shrub with large pink or mid-blue mophead flowers.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 170mm across, with dense clusters of large sepals.

Colour in neutral soil:     Pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:     Rich mid-blue

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merritt's Beauty'

Ray florets: 4-6 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 65mm diam.

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

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. 150mm l x 120mm w.