Hydrangea macrophylla Kardinal
Hydrangea macrophylla Kardinal
November 28, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Kompeito
Hydrangea macrophylla Kompeito
November 29, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla King George

 

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘King George’ is a late-flowering shrub with flowerheads still showing in November in southern B.C.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 200mm across, cherry pink to blue depending on soil type.


not to be confused with H. m. ‘King George V’

Bred by E. Draps, Belgium, in 1938.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).



Color in neutral soil:
Cherry pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Blue


Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, rounded, overlapping, 45mm 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, leathery. Mid-green. 110mm l x 80mm w.

 
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