Hydrangea bretschneideri

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Hydrangea bretschneideri
Hydrangea bretschneideri.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Cornales
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Genus: Hydrangea
Species: H. bretschneideri
Binomial name
Hydrangea bretschneideri
Dippel

Hydrangea bretschneideri is a flowering plant of the Hydrangea genus, native to most of China.

Discovered in the mountains around Beijing, China by Dr. Bretschneider in 1882. The Hydrangea bretschneideri is a sturdy, bushy, deciduous scrub with peeling chestnut-brown bark. In the summer its blooms consist of ten or more large white flowers that turn pinkish with age.

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