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Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 4, 2011
4:22 AM

Post #8671011

bought this at HD and the tag said "Sandy".. looked it up and it's not that one.. that tag belonged to another on the same shelf.. I think

if anyone can help please

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Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

July 4, 2011
2:59 PM

Post #8672119

Hydrangea cultivars can be very hard to ID--the flower color varies with soil pH and will also change as the flower ages. Then factor in different cameras/lighting and it becomes next to impossible to say for sure what it is. I looked at the picture of Sandy that you linked to, and I think either the bloom is aging or the color is weird because of camera/lighting--I think a fresh bloom grown in alkaline soil would have a color similar to yours. I'm having trouble finding other pictures of Sandy to compare yours to, so I couldn't say for sure one way or the other whether that's it or not though. Your best shot at an ID would be if the tag lists the grower, see if they have a website that lists the other cultivars they grow and maybe you'll see one that's a better match.


Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 5, 2011
2:21 AM

Post #8673026

the tag said nothing but Sandy


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