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Hydrangea macrophylla is a species of flowering plant in the family Hydrangeaceae, native to China and Japan. It is a deciduous shrub growing to {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} tall by {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} broad with large heads of pink or blue flowers in summer and autumn.<ref name=RHSAZ>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> 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. It is not to be confused with H. aspera 'Macrophylla'.


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Intro   Description    Colors and soil acidity    Landscaping    Chemistry    Possible uses    Synonyms    Cultivars   Gallery  External links  References  

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