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Hydrangea macrophylla Kompeito


Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Kompeito’ is a medium-sized shrub with delicate pink or blue double flowers.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 100mm diam. A most attractive and unusual flower.

synonym: ‘Star Gazer’ PP20,998

Bred by Takeomi Yamamoto, Japan, in 2007.
Patent applied for by Toyokazu Ichie, Shizouka, Japan, in 2009.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
Pink with white margins

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pale blue with white margins

Ray florets: Multiple whorls of sepals, pink with white borders, 50mm 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.