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Noun: hortensia  hor'ten-see-u
  1. Deciduous shrub bearing roundheaded flower clusters opening green and aging to pink or blue
    - Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis
  2. Very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower heads
    - golden glow, double gold, Rudbeckia laciniata hortensia

Derived forms: hortensias

Type of: cutleaved coneflower, hydrangea, Rudbeckia laciniata

Part of: genus Hydrangea, genus Rudbeckia, Rudbeckia

Encyclopedia: Hortensia