This group consists of hardy and tender shrubs and woody climbers. They are mostly deciduous plants, though a few of the tender species are evergreen. They are natives of the Himalayas, North and South America, and central and eastern Asia. These flowering shrubs have different flower forms - from the large globes of the 'mopheads' to the discs of
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- any of various deciduous or evergreen shrubs of the genus Hydrangea
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[ New Latin , from Greek 'y`dwr
water + ... vessel, capsule: confer French hydrangée
A genus of shrubby plants bearing opposite leaves and large heads of showy flowers, white, or of various colors. H. hortensis
, the common garden species,
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<botany> A genus of shrubby plants bearing opposite leaves and large heads of showy flowers, white, or of various colours. H. Hortensis, the common garden species, is a native of China or Japan. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. 'ydwr water + vessel, capsule: cf. F. Hydrangee. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A genus of shrubby plants bearing opposite leaves and large heads of showy flowers, white, or of various colors. H. hortensis, the common garden species, is a native of China or Japan.
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(Hydrangea), any of a genus of erect or climbing woody shrubs, in the family Hydrangeaceae, native to the Western Hemisphere and eastern Asia. About ... [1 related articles]
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hydrangea Any of various shrubs of the genus Hydrangea, having opposite leaves and large, flat-topped or rounded clusters of white, pink, or blue flowers.
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Hydrangea (ə; common names Hydrangea and Hortensia) is a genus of about 70 to 75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, and Indonesia) and North and South America. By far the greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably China, Japan, and Korea. Most are shrubs 1 to 3 meters t
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hydrangea (hīdrān'ju) : see saxifrage.
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Hydrangea is a genus of shrubs or herbs of the family Saxifragaceae, containing about eighty species native to Asia and America. The British garden hydrangea (Hydrangea hortensis) was introduced from China in 1790 by Sir J. Banks. It is a favourite plant for the beauty and size of its flowers.
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Any of a group of flowering shrubs belonging to the saxifrage family, native to Japan. Cultivated varieties of H. macrophylla
normally produce round heads of pink flowers, but these may be blue if there are certain chemicals in the soil, such as alum or iron. The name comes from the Greek for `water vessel`, after the c...
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