Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Hydrangea macrophylla, Mariesii Variegata, Hydrangea

Common Name: Hydrangea

Family: Hydrangeaceae

Genus: Hydrangea

Species: macrophylla

Cultivar or Variety: Mariesii Variegata

Characteristics of Plant
Beautiful variegated foliage. Bloom color responsive to lime/acid.

Life Cycle

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
4 -6 feet
6 - 8 feet

Flower Color
Lt. Pink
Pale Blue

Reproduces By
Stem Fragments

Cutting Flower

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"Pinkish this year."
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"Variegated foliage can revert. Take cuttings from variegated stock."
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"Another part of the garden with more shade and more clay yields blue flowers"
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