Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Maculata’ is best grown in shade to avoid scorching of the variegated foliage.
Inflorescence: A lacecap flower up to 180mm across, with pinkish- or bluish-white ray florets surrounding violet or blue fertile flowers.
Originated in Japan.
Synonym: H. m.'Tricolor'
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1.25m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Ray florets: 4 sepals, serrated, hardly overlapping. 45mm diam.
Leaves: The variegated leaves, 120mm l x 55mm w, are green in the centre with adjacent patches of gray and irregular white edges.