Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt’s Supreme
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Merritt’s Supreme’
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Saori
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Miss Saori’
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Miss Belgium'


Hydrangea macrophylla 'Miss Belgium’ is a very floriferous mid-season flowerer. Suitable for growing in a container.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 130mm across. Bright magenta-red on neutral soils or purplish blue on acidic soils, the centre of each floret is always white. Impressive flowers on a compact shrub.

Bred by E. Drapps, Belgium, in 1935.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

Color in neutral soil:
Bright magenta-red

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Purplish blue

Ray florets: 4 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 40mm 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. 110mm l x 70mm w.