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Hydrangea macrophylla Libelle

 
 

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Libelle’ is a strong grower, reaching to 1.5m in height, but can suffer from late frosts.

Inflorescence: Lacecap with ray florets in and around the fertile flowers.


synonym: ‘Teller White’, ‘Dragon Fly’

Bred by the Federal Research Institute for Horticulture, Wädenswil, Switzerland, in 1964.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).



Color in neutral soil:
White sterile flowers with pink fertile flowers

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White sterile flowers with deep blue fertile flowers


Ray florets: 3-5 sepals, serrated, overlapping, with central eye pink or deep blue. 60mm 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, size 160mm l x 100mm w.

 
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