Hydrangea macrophylla Blauer Zwerg
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Blauer Zwerg’
November 29, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Blue Danube
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Blue Danube’
November 29, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blaumeise'

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blaumeise’ may turn pink on alkaline soils, but this cultivar is considered one of the best ‘blues’ if fed with aluminium sulphate.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 130mm diam. Vigorous growing shrub with large flowerheads.

synonyms: ‘Teller Blue’, ‘Blue Sky’, ‘Armor’, ‘Blue Tit’, ‘Blue Counter’, ‘Blue Titmouse’.

Introduced by the Federal Research Institute for Horticulture, Wädenswil, Switzerland, in 1979.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
Brilliant pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:


Ray florets: 4 sepals, slightly serrated, overlapping, 60mm 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. 170mm l x 110mm w.