Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Brestenburg’ is an early flowerer with deep pink or deep blue corymbs. Often selected for the greenhouse forcing trade or as a potplant cultivar.
Inflorescence: Mophead, 190mm across, with tightly packed sepals.
Bred by E. Haller, Switzerland, in 1972.
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded but slightly acuminate, entire, overlapping. 50mm diam.
Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Mid-green. Broadly ovate to broadly elliptic. Margin: serrate. Apex: apiculate. Base: attenuate. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, quite glossy. 120mm l x 65mm w.