Hydrangea serrata ‘Preziosa’. This plant could be a hybrid between H. macrophylla and H. serrata.
Inflorescence: Mophead, 180mm across. Sepal colour is variable, from pinky-red to lilac.
synonym: H. s. ‘Preciosa’, H. s. ‘Pink Beauty’.
Bred by George Ahrends, Germany, in 1961.
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: Medium (to 1m).
Color in neutral soil:
Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Pinky-red (no change)
Ray florets: 4 sepals, rounded, slightly serrated, 45mm diam.
Leaves: Matt light green with red veins and red petioles. 120mm l x 70mm w.