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From Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (hydor, "water") and ἄγγος (aggos, "jar") after the shape of its fruits. Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).


  • Finally the PeeGee hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’, blooms are fully open and will color to a nice pinky brown as the seasons turn to cooler weather.

    Finally « Fairegarden

  • Just to the right of Arnold is the standard trained PeeGee hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ looking the best it ever has.

    Fall Foliage Garden Tour And Muse Day « Fairegarden

  • Casual gardeners may envision low shrubs with puffball blooms in shades of pink and blue, but these so-called mophead hydrangeas—technically known as Hydrangea macrophylla—are only the most common varietal out there, and in my experience, aren't reliable bloomers.

    Hydrangeas' Fall Flower Show

  • After all, there is no guarantee that I will be able to afford one of the super-expensive, diversity-focused schools where most of the affluent lesbian feminists send the sons they decided to name Hydrangea.

    Staceyann Chin: Open Letter to My Unborn Daughter (or Son)

  • Several years ago, I finally ventured into trimming the most obvious candidates, starting with the tall hydrangeas called Hydrangea paniculata, the ones with big, white conical flowers.

    Fear of Pruning

  • The Limelight is a different species called Hydrangea paniculata. - News

  • A) Some common species, such as Hydrangea paniculata "Grandiflora" and the hills of snow type, bloom on new wood and can be pruned in the early spring.


  • Another kind of hydrangea I love is the oakleaf type Hydrangea quercifolia.

    Hydrangeas' Fall Flower Show

  • The first is an old-fashioned variety called Annabelle, part of the Hydrangea arborescens family.

    Hydrangeas' Fall Flower Show

  • Admire the burlap on this Hydrangea 'Preziosa' in the morning sunlight ...

    Beauty in the winter garden « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog


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