Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pia’

synonyms: H. m. ‘Pink Elf’, ‘Comet’, ‘Piamina’, ‘Winning Edge’

Originated in Japan.

H. macro Pia AA

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pia’ is the smallest mophead in the species H. macrophylla. Slow-growing and remaining dwarf. Ideal for small gardens or growing in a container.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 90mm across. The pink flowers will intensify in colour as the season progresses. In acidic soils the flower colour will turn to mauve-pink, never to blue.

Colour in neutral soil:     Pink
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:      Mauve-pink

H. macro Pia floret AA

Ray florets: 4 sepals, slightly serrated, not overlapping, becoming pointed, 30mm diam.

Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Small (to 60cm).

H. macro Pia leaf B

Leaf: Mid-green, developing reddish brown marks in the autumn. Despite being a cultivar of the macrophylla (big leaf) species, leaf size is a diminutive 65mm l. x 35mm w.