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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Qufu' USPP 26,426; CPBR 5408

Magical Greenfire; Tilt-a-Swirl


Hydrangea macrophylla 'QUFU' exhibits ray florets with sepals that are green and pink with pink-white veins when newly opened and becoming greener with age.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 120mm across, with a flattened shape. Red with green flowers, aging to a maroon and very hard green flower colour.

Bred by Cornelis Pieter Eveleens and patent assigned to Kolster Holding BV, Horteve Breeding BV, Boskoop, The Netherlands, in 2017.

Trade designation: H. m. MAGICAL™ GREENFIRE (Europe); TILT-A-SWIRL (USA).

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: Small (to 1m).

Color in neutral soil:
Pink and green.

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Maroon with apple green.

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

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Ovate to broadly ovate. Margin: serrate. Apex: broadly apiculate. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: glabrous and slightly rugose; lower surface glabrous. 80mm l x 50mm w.