Cohosh, Hydrangea, Bottlebrush Buckeye

 

It is late June and most of the great flowering trees and bushes are done flowering.  It is shades of green everywhere.

 

DSC04960.JPGDSC04961DSC04967 Native cohosh growing in Winterthur, Delaware

 

Tapers of cohosh (cimicifuga, also popularly called bugbane) show the way to the last of the large flowering bushes:  hydrangea and the native bottlebush buckeye (Aesculus parviflora).

 

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Native bottlebrush buckeye in Stoneleigh, Villanova, legacy of Otto Haas and his family, 2018

 

 

Hydrangea: delicate and robust. White, lilac, the palest blue and green, pink, mauve and periwinkle.

 

 

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Tea of Heaven cultivar, Hydrangea serrata, Shirofugi in Winterthur, Delaware

 

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