Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Belgium
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Miss Belgium’
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Monrey
Hydrangea macrophylla
November 27, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'H2002' PBR, USPP 26,657

Miss Saori


Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Miss Saori’ is a worthy winner of the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show Plant Of The Year 2014 award. The amazing double picotée flowers are white at the centre and have a deep rose-pink margin. Burgundy foliage adds interest in the autumn. A floriferous small shrub suitable for growing in a container. It also makes a good cut flower.

To grow these shrubs to their best, see our cultivation, pruning and propagation pages.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 140mm across, with a mass of double ray florets giving the flower heads a delicate, frothy appearance.

Bred by Ryoji Irie, Kyoto, Japan, in 2013.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Small (to 1m).

Color in neutral soil:
White with rose-pink edges

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
White with rose-pink edges (no change)

Ray florets: Multiple sepals, perhaps up to 15 arranged in a whorl, rounded or slightly acuminate, overlapping, 45mm diam. 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. 180mm l x 100mm w.