Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Veitchii’

Imported from Japan to UK by Charles Maries in 1881.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Veitchii'

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Veitchii’ was introduced in 1881 and still remains a popular shrub today with its bright white pointed sepals.

Inflorescence: Lacecap with large flat heads, 170mm across. Sepals can be tinged with green.

Colour in neutral soil:      White
Colour in acidic soil with Al present:      White (no change)

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Veitchii' floret

Ray florets: 3-4 sepals, rounded, entire, overlapping,
60mm diam.

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

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Veitchii' leaf

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous.  Narrowly ovate, acuminate, mid-green. Margin: serrate.  Apex: apiculate.  Base: attenuate.  Venation pattern: pinnate.  Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, moderately glossy. 180mm l x 120mm w.