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Hydrangea macrophylla ssp. serrata Beni-gaku

Hydrangea serrata ‘Beni-gaku’ is a delightful small shrub also suitable for growing in pots.

Inflorescence: Lacecap, 140mm across. Fertile flowers are lilac, while the ray florets turn from white to red in sunlight.

Japanese origin.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

Color in neutral soil:
Lilac with white sepals

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Lilac with white sepals (no change)

Ray florets: 3 or 4 sepals, highly serrated, overlapping, 35mm diam.

Leaves: Narrowly ovate, pointed, mid-green leaves. Size: 120mm l x 60mm w.