Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine'
  • Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine' - summer flowers
  • Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine'


Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine' is a slow growing, medium sized shrub with rose-red to velvet purple summer flowers and dark purple-green summer leaves.

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A medium sized shrub, Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine' has eye-catching rose-red to crimson or velvet purple flower bracts and leaves, bronze-green in spring, darkening to maroon-tinged green later on. The masses of flower and colourful bracts appear in late summer.

Slow growing when young and not really for instant gratification, Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine' is nevertheless a choice shrub suitable for a position in sun or light, dappled shade! 

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Flower Colour: Rose-red to crimson or velvet purple depending upon the soil pH.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow when young then moderate.
  • Habit: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine'  grows to be a medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft)
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot

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