Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lemon Wave’ is grown for its variegated foliage comprising dark green, serrate, obovate to elliptical leaves, irregularly blotched with patches of white, creamy white and lemon yellow.
Inflorescence: Large lacecap flowers, 170mm across
Introduced from New Zealand.
(The Shamrock Collection suggests 'Lemon Wave' is a synonym for 'Tricolor').
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.5m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Ray florets: 3 or 4 sepals, serrated, not overlapping. 60mm diam.
Leaves: Strongly variegated, size 170mm l x 90mm w.