Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Saori
Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Saori
November 27, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Möwe
Hydrangea macrophylla Möwe
November 27, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla Monrey


Hydrangea macrophylla 'Monrey’ is notable for its bicoloured flowers which open as pale green but mature to pink edged in white. Lustrous, dark green leaves turn light burgundy in autumn. It is a compact deciduous shrub with a rounded habit. Great for containers and foreground plantings.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 140mm across, all florets display open complete flowers.

synonym: ‘Buttons’N’Bows’ PP11,405. Virtually identical to H. m. ‘Harlequin’.

Bred by William B. Usrey, Dayton, Oregon, in 1992. Introduced and patented by Monrovia, California, USA, in June, 2006.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

Color in neutral soil:
Pink with white margins

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pale blue with white margins

Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, overlapping, 35mm diam.

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Dark green. Broadly ovate to broadly eeliptic. Margin: serrate. Apex: apiculate. Base attenuate. Venation pattern: pinnate. 120mm l x 65mm w.