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Today's bloom is Bigleaf Hydrangea 'Double Pink' (Hydrangea macrophylla)

Bloom of the Day for October 17th, 2008:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 8b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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sallyg wrote:
Beautiful picture! Every hydrangea I ever saw around here growing up was blue. I never saw a pink until traveling down near Virginia where they used oyster shells for driveways. There was a beautful pink hydrangea.