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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Ayesha'

  • Hydrangea Macrophylla Ayesha
  • Hydrangea Macrophylla Ayesha Blue

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Ayesha’ is unusual for its cup-shaped sepals and slight fragrance. Sun, wind and coast tolerant; a strong grower to 1.5m.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 220mm across. A very popular shrub, readily available. Very floriferous.

synonyms: ‘Silver Slipper’, ‘Uzu-azisai’

Originated in Japan.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
Pink to pinkish-white

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pale blue

Ray florets: 4 sepals, quite unique in that each sepal is cup-shaped. 25mm diam.

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, matt. 210mm l x 140mm w.