Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Peace’
synonym: ‘H18-12’. PBR in Europe under EU 20092147; Patent protected in USA PP22,025
Bred by Ryoji Irie, Kyoto, Japan, in 2000.
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Peace’ is a double flowering cultivar with white petals which age with a slight tint of pink.
Inflorescence: Mophead, 170mm across, almost spherical, white to very pale pink.
Colour in neutral soil: Pinkish white
Colour in acidic soil with Al present: Pinkish white (no change)
Ray florets: Multiple whorls of sepals give the appearance of ‘double flowers’, 50mm diam.
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.25m).
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.160mm l x 100mm w.