What kind of tree/bush is this?

June 20th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized

It looks like a dogwood/four leaf clover kind of thing.  Pretty, though, whatever it is.


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  1. 5 Responses to “What kind of tree/bush is this?”

  2. By Karen on Jun 20, 2009

    That is a Hydrangea – I believe the cone flower variety. Aren’t they beautiful – I used to think hydrangea’s were old lady plants – now they are one of my favorites – I guess cause I am an old lady now.

  3. By david on Jun 20, 2009

    I thought so, as there were a couple of those plants (bushes?) in the yard of my childhood home. Very pungent…

  4. By Julia on Jun 20, 2009

    They don’t have the typical round ball of blossoms like your standard hydrangea (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrangea) but Karen (above) could be right when she notes they are a variety. To me, hydrangea reminds me of my grandmother’s place so I guess they ARE “old lady plants”! But they can be so lovely in the summer. And they don’t have a strong smell – their odor is very faint but distinct.

  5. By Karen on Jun 20, 2009

    I was incorrect – it is a hydrangea but the oak leaf variety. I agree that they do not have a strong odor as we have quiet a few in our garden.

  6. By Stacy Horn on Jun 21, 2009

    I was shock that they are hydrangeas, of any variety. Well, you learn something new every day. Hopefully. Thanks.

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