Hydrangea macrophylla, "Merritt" s Supreme" is a mophead-like cultivar. Merritt" s Supreme is a tidy little hydrangea measuring in at a compact 4 ft. high and as wide. This smaller sized plant blooms a beautiful rose pink to purple in a high acid soil. It features sterile florets in huge spherical clusters. Flowers bloom in early July for up to two months. The flower heads stay in perfect condition turning to green, red, or purple autumnal tints. Hydrangeas are among the showiest of all the flowering shrubs, and the "Merritt" s Supreme" Hydrangea is magnificent.
- Spectacular in any landscape design, this dazzling shrub is versatile, vigorous and easy to cultivate
- The flower color of the "Merritt" s Supreme" hydrangea depends on the acidity level of the soil
- The flower color of violet/blue or rose/pink hydrangea varieties often varies depending on soil pH
- Plants grown in moderately acidic soil produce bluer flowers, while those planted in neutral to slightly alkaline soil produce pinker flowers