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.