Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Grandiflora
Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Grandiflora
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Perfecta
Hydrangea macrophylla Mariesii Perfecta
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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.


synonym: ‘Lilacina’

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


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).



Color in neutral soil:
Pale pink/lilac

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Lilac/blue


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

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

 
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