What Is This Gorgeous Plant?

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Date Photo Taken: June 10, 2012
Location: Marietta, GA
Posted By: ckcockcroft

Notes:

This plant grows in all the parks in NYC. They are gorgeous! What is it? Will it grow in Georgia? Where might I find one? I have been told it could be a hydrangea hybrid or HollyHock (?)
Thanks,
C

COMMENTS

  1. sunnysue2009 Flower Fanatic says:

    Oak Leaf Hydrangea I do believe.

    June 11th, 2012 at 12:37 am
  2. Buck Unregistered says:

    This is an oakleaf hydrangea. They are wonderful plants.
    Buck

    June 11th, 2012 at 6:58 am
  3. ckcockcroft Registered says:

    Thank you! I am searching the internet for them now. I have lots of places on our west Cobb farm to plant these. Do you know if they can sustain the Georgia summer heat?
    Carol

    June 11th, 2012 at 7:55 pm
  4. Norma Flower Fanatic says:

    I live about 130 miles south of Atlanta and my oakleaf hydrangea does fantastic.

    Like your other responses, the picture you posted sure looks like an oakleaf hydrangea to me.

    June 12th, 2012 at 4:01 pm
  5. Suzanne Unregistered says:

    Oakleaf Hydrangeas are native to the southeast, so they are well adapted to our climate. Plant as many as your landscape can handle and enjoy their beauty!

    June 12th, 2012 at 7:46 pm

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