Hydrangea macrophylla Mathilde Gütges
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Mathilde Gütges’
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt’s Supreme
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Merritt’s Supreme’
November 27, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merritt’s Beauty'


Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Merritt’s Beauty’ is a low-growing compact shrub with large pink or mid-blue mophead flowers.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 170mm across, with dense clusters of large sepals.

Bred by Joseph S. Merritt at Louisiana Nurseries, USA, in the 1920s.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1m).

Color in neutral soil:

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Rich mid-blue

Ray florets: 4-6 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 65mm 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. 150mm l x 120mm w.