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What is the scientific name for hydrangea?
Last Updated: 12th February, 2020
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Accordingly, what is the scientific name hydrangea?
Secondly, what is the genus name of hydrangea? ˈdre?nd?i?/; common names hydrangea or hortensia) is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas.
Considering this, 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.