Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt’s Beauty
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Merritt’s Beauty’
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Belgium
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Miss Belgium’
November 27, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merritt’s Supreme'


Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Merritt’s Supreme’ is a compact shrub, usually not exceeding 1.5m. Strong stems support the dense mophead flowers.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 140mm across.

Introduced by Louisiana Nurseries, USA.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).

Color in neutral soil:
Deep pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Deep Lilac

Ray florets: 4-6 sepals, serrated, overlapping. 50m 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 110mm w.