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botanical name:
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Gold Rush'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Gold Rush' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Hydrangeaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Deciduous shrub with large variegated leaves of deep green irregularlt edged golden yellow. Lace-cap flowers in summer, usually pale pink.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile, humus-rich soil. Sun or part shade, preferably with shelter from cold, drying winds. May become chlorotic on very shallow chalky soil. Performs well in seaside locations.
The flower colour is influenced by the soil pH.

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