hortensia cobalt blue


one more flower. they are always beautiful and photogenic.

hydrangea (common names hydrangea and hortensia) is a genus of about 70–75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern asia and north and south america. by far the greatest species diversity is in eastern asia, notably china, japan, and korea. most are shrubs 1–3 m tall, but some are small trees, and others lianas reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees. they can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. having been introduced to the azores islands of portugal, they are now very common there, particularly on faial island, which is known as the “blue island” due to the vast number of hydrangeas present on the island, and on flores island.
[from wikipedia]


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