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.
Trade designation: H. m. DOUBLE DELIGHTS STAR GAZER USPP20,998; EUPBR42023 (Ball Ornamentals , USA).
Bred by Takeomi Yamamoto, Japan, in 2007.
Patent granted to Toyokazu Ichie, Shizouka, Japan, in 2010.
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.