Hydrangea macrophylla Altona
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Altona’
November 29, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla AB Green Shadow
Hydrangea macrophylla AB
Green Shadow
October 12, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Europa'

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Europa’ is a vigorous, strong growing shrub. More suitable as a hedging plant or a back-of-border plant than a pot plant.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 160mm across. The highly serrated sepals give the flowers a very attractive appearance. Suitable for use in dried flower arrangements.


Bred by H. Schadendorff, Germany, in 1931.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Large (to 2m)



Color in neutral soil:
Deep pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Mauve-blue


 

Ray florets: 4 sepals, heavily serrated, tightly packed, overlapping. 45m 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.

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