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Hydrangea macrophylla Setsuka-yae

 

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Setsuka-yae’ is a moderately growing shrub with irregular corymbs. The colour of the flowerheads, if grown in acidic soil, is very attractive indeed.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 210mm diam. The brilliant blue flowers are quite dramatic against a darker background.


synonyms: H. m. ‘Domotoi’, H. m. ‘Taika-yae’

Introduced from Japan by Domoto-san of Domoto Nursery, Northern California, in 1960.


Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.5m).



Color in neutral soil:
Pink

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Brilliant blue


Ray florets: Each with a blue eye, 4 sepals, serrated, overlapping, 70mm 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. 190mm l x 110mm w.

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