Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Grandiflora
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Mariesii Grandiflora’
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Perfecta
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Mariesii Perfecta’
November 27, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mariesii Lilacina'


Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lilacina’ is a vigorous, but compact, shrub. Introduced in 1904; after more than 110 years it remains a very popular lacecap hydrangea.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 180mm across. The central fertile flowers are a strong blue. The sterile sepals, on long pedicels, are lilac/pink.

Bred by Victor Lemoine, Nancy, France, in 1904.

Synonym: H. m. ‘Lilacina’

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
Pale pink/lilac

Color in acidic soil with AI present:

Ray florets: 4 sepals, serrated, hardly overlapping, 55mm diam.

Leaves: Slightly narrower than typical H. macrophylla leaf, 180mm l x 90mm w.