Hydrangea macrophylla Cardinal Red
Hydrangea macrophylla Cardinal Red
November 29, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Deutschland
Hydrangea macrophylla Deutschland
November 29, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla Curtis Legacy

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Curtis’ Legacy’ has lacecap flowers which open white and age with a hint of pink.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 150mm across. The small blue complete flowers in the centre of the lacecap are surrounded by white ray florets aging with a hint of pink.


synonyms: H. m. ‘Coerulea Lace’, and occasionally sold under the invalid name of Hydrangea japonica ‘Coerulea’ or under the ssp. serrata.

Discovered by Joseph Dalton in Japan in the 1800s. Described by Curtis in 1846 as a variety of H. japonica.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).



Color in neutral soil:
White

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pale blue-ish white


 

Ray florets: 3, 4 or 5 sepals, very slightly serrated, rounded, slightly overlapping, 45mm diam.

Leaves: Bright green adopting strong autumn colours. 160mm l x 75mm w.

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