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Old 05-14-2017, 08:46 AM
 
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My neighbors always ask me and I still don't know. What kind of Shrub is this? Makes these puffy white flowers each May-June.




We used to call them Snowball Bushes when I was a kid. Not 100% sure that's what you have, but if they are, they aren't hydrangeas. They are viburnum:

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Old 05-14-2017, 08:57 AM
 
Location: LI,NY zone 7a
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We used to call them Snowball Bushes when I was a kid. Not 100% sure that's what you have, but if they are, they aren't hydrangeas. They are viburnum:

Difference Between Snowball Bush & Hydrangea | Home Guides | SF Gate

https://www.thespruce.com/snowball-bush-profile-4125613
Good catch Lori. It definitely fits the bill.
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Old 05-14-2017, 09:14 AM
 
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I'm really hoping someone can tell me what kind of tree I have that is producing this pretty flower. We moved here nearly 3 years ago, and this is the first time it's flowered.
Feijoa selloana. It might have tasty fruit for you as well.
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Old 05-14-2017, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Moku Nui, Hawaii
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These are just the common yellow 'dancing lady' orchids, oncidiums, is how I think it's spelled. The folks in the orchid society kinda sneer at them since they're not fancy orchids, but I kinda like 'em. They're sunny and happy. They're next to the bunny hutch and get a lot of bunny manure dumped on them and they've cheered up a lot since they were put there. Somewhere under there is a flowerpot that they started out in, although they've escaped their pot.
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Old 05-16-2017, 03:29 AM
 
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I am newbie to this forum and are not allowed to attach image, but i have Chinese rose in front of my house, it's very easy to care and grows fast, love them.
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Old 05-16-2017, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Somewhere, out there in Zone7B
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One of my iris.
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Old 05-17-2017, 03:18 AM
 
Location: Moku Nui, Hawaii
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Iris are so pretty! And they smell nice, too! Wish they were easier to grow around here. Only a few varieties of them will make flowers, I think.
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:49 PM
 
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This columbine just bloomed last week in my backyard. Spring has sprung!
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Niagara Region
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These are just finishing.. I have about 4 clumps
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Niagara Region
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This is the last bloom of my magnolia "Susan". She smells wonderful!


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