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French Hydrangea Captured in Ramboada, Sri Lanka Bigleaf hydrangea,Hydrangea macrophylla Click/tap to enlarge

French Hydrangea

Captured in Ramboada, Sri Lanka

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''Hydrangea macrophylla'' is a species of ''Hydrangea'' native to Japan. Common names include Bigleaf Hydrangea, French Hydrangea, Lacecap Hydrangea, Mophead Hydrangea, Penny Mac and Hortensia. It is widely cultivated in many parts of the world in many climates.

''Hydrangea macrophylla'' blossoms can be either pink, blue, or purple shades, depending on a pH-dependent mobilization and uptake of soil aluminium into the plants.

Similar species: Cornales
Species identified by WildFlower
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By thileep29

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Uploaded Jan 7, 2014. Captured May 27, 2012 12:52.
  • COOLPIX P500
  • f/5.7
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO160
  • 102.8mm