Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Barry’s Best’ is a vigorous and floriferous shrub with amazing rich blue flowers. A large shrub growing up to 2 metres.
Inflorescence: Large mophead corymb, 200mm across, with flower centres pale green when young, aging to deep blue.
Already growing in the property purchased by Heritage Hydrangeas in 2002. Perhaps this was the inspiration for the collection.
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Large (to 2m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Ray florets: 4 to 5 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 50mm 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, moderately glossy. 150mm l x 110mm w.