Tri-tone Hydrangeas

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Don’t hydrangea flowers usually come in white, pink, or blue?

That was then.  This is now.  Seems I gotta get up to speed.

Horticulturalists are always breaking new ground, when it comes to flower colours, whether in tulips or carnations or roses…..and, as I recently found out, also hydrangeas.

Before Easter, grocery stores were stocked up with ever so many hydrangeas. In addition to the usual whites and blues of hydrangea blooms, there were also deep purples, deep pinks…..and well, I saw this tri-tone blend.

It immediately appealed to me!  Purple, pink, and white altogether…….why not?

So that was the non-chocolate Easter treat that I got for the family. 😀

 

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And here are some single purple and pink ones that I also saw at the stores.

 

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Surprise Berries!

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Blackberry Treasure!

Popped up anew….Ripening

Pinks to dark purple.

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Note:  Originally there had been blackberry and raspberry plants growing along the back of our house, and then it seemed in the last two years that those plants had stopped growing and producing – I thought perhaps the location and sunshine (facing east) had some impact – and then I found to my joyful surprise, a few days ago, some new plants had found a home in the front area of the house on their own!  Small but healthy looking plants bearing blackberries and raspberries. Only just enough at this time to snack on a few.  However, it may mean more to come next year!