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  • n. Plural form of hydrangea.


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  • We each had our jobs to do: Grandma Nellie would string crab apple curtains, Grandpa would be responsible for affixing the 'snow ball's (aka hydrangeas) onto the external wall, my sisters and I would string vegetable trios and long loops of cranberries.

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  • Perched upon the biggest and pinkest of the hydrangeas was a naughty little canary, its head on one side warbling defiantly in the first thrill of joyous freedom.


  • Hundreds of common plants such as hydrangeas, azaleas and lilies can be dangerous or even lethal to pets.

    The Seattle Times

  • I then pour the slightly muddy water over some water-loving plants, such as hydrangeas, in my shade garden.

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  • It was a hot day, the hydrangeas were drooping in the sun and our small yard was saturated with the sweet smell of honeysuckle that hung from the high barbed wire fence around our house.

    A Conversation with Sarah Bird, author of the novel The Flamenco Academy

  • It's near the end of the season for the garden, but Marion finds some hydrangeas that are still in bloom.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Grave New Widow

  • There is an abandoned house on the property -- a white Colonial surrounded by ancient perennial beds and a few majestic hydrangeas.

    Holly Robinson: Staying Whole in a Fractured World

  • Décor that suggests grand opulence would suit your wedding scheme—candelabras with tall taper candles and overflowing with white roses; gold or silver-and-crystal accents; sparkling chandeliers; luxurious linens; and tables topped with candles of all sizes and traditional wedding flowers roses, peonies, lilies, and hydrangeas.

    My Fair Wedding

  • And don't forget a plant—I like geraniums or hydrangeas.

    From a House to a Home, in a Flash

  • On each table were centerpieces of white and lavender hydrangeas and two kinds of red roses, a larger display at the head table.

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