Can anyone ID this beauty for me? (pics)

oberciAugust 21, 2012

Hello all,

I bought this the other day but it is simply marked Hydrangea Macrophylla. I thought maybe one of you knowledgeable folks could identify it. Thanks!

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gardengal48

The only one I know looks like this is 'Forever and Ever Double Pink'.......but very unusual it would be sold without a proper name tag as it is a patented variety.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 12:57PM
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springwood_gardens(6B Pittsburgh)

Looks like 'Doublicious' or similar variety. The blooms look like F&E's 'Together' but the flowers are much larger.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 5:57PM
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gardengal48

Since it is obviously a greenhouse grown hydrangea, not sure the flower size has much bearing :-) Too much manipulation going on there. Could just as well be Doublicious but again a patented plant so shouldn't be sold without proper attribution.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 6:58PM
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springwood_gardens(6B Pittsburgh)

Then again, if the grower has purchased the rights, they can wholesell it in any format they wish. Doublicious for example, is trademarked only, not patented, so the format there would be very loose.

Check for a grower ID on the UPC or see if there is one on the pot under the foil. Contacting them directly might give further clues about which variety you have.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 8:54AM
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