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What is the genus name of hydrangea?
Last Updated: 28th March, 2020
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People also ask, what is the scientific name for hydrangea?
what type of plant is a hydrangea? Hydrangeas are popular ornamental plants, grown for their large flowerheads, with Hydrangea macrophylla being by far the most widely grown with over 600 named cultivars, many selected to have only large sterile flowers in the flowerheads.
Simply so, is there another name for hydrangea?
Other names include French hydrangea, garden hydrangea, and Florist's hydrangea (this particular term may refer to either the plants or to the cut flower stems). Hortensia: an old-fashioned common name for mophead forms of Hydrangea macrophylla. It is also the French and the Spanish word for hydrangea.
What is the difference between Hortensia and hydrangea?
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hortensia' is the most common form grown in pots. Flowers of Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hortensia' have greenish buds that open white, pink, red, purple or blue. Flower colour of all Hydrangea plants are affected by the degree or acidity or alkalinity of the soil in which they grow.