Definition of hydrangea
: any of a genus (Hydrangea) of mostly shrubs having opposite leaves and showy clusters of usually sterile white, pink, or bluish flowers that is either placed in the saxifrage family or the hydrangea family (Hydrangeaceae)
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It is now filled with 30 to 40 species of prairie perennials like wild geranium, coreopsis, wild hydrangea, Echinacea, garden phlox and bee balm.
Atop apple-green silk linens were fuchsia and purple flowers -- hydrangeas, sweet peas, roses and orchids -- in Tiffany bamboo vermeil containers.
To get this look, arrange a selection of peonies, dahlias, ferns, forget-me-nots, and hydrangea sepals in a bowl of water and accent them with pieces of driftwood.
Perhaps this is the reason for the failure of the Oakleaf hydrangea.
Try your hand at growing perennials like hydrangeas, lavender, or rose bushes this summer.
Wyoming has a throwback feel, with big porches, rocking chairs and wicker sofas with plump pillows, hydrangeas bursting with blooms.
Her garden blooms with hydrangeas, hostas, vinca and magnolias, while sweet potato vine is featured on her storage shed.
Avid gardeners in their 70s, the Halls turned an acre of weeds outside their back door into a stunning forest garden, brimming with azaleas, rhododendrons, hydrangeas and other shade-loving shrubs.
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Medical Definition of hydrangea
1 capitalized : a large genus of widely distributed shrubs and one woody vine (family Saxifragaceae) with opposite leaves and showy clusters of usually sterile white, pink, or bluish flowers
2: any plant of the genus Hydrangea
3: the dried rhizome and roots of the wild plant of the genus Hydrangea (H. arborescens) formerly used in pharmacy as a diuretic
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