Whimsical Emporium — Hydrangeas RSS



Let’s Talk about Hydrangeas!

Hydrangeas are a very popular choice for gifting due to their large beautiful blooms. The name of hydrangea came from the Greek word “hydor”, which means water, and “angors”, which means jar or vessel. It was named this way due to its resemblance to an ancient water pitcher. Plus, it is rather the perfect name for hydrangeas as they require plenty of water and moisture to be happy and blooming.   Hydrangeas has been historically significant in Japan, where it was first cultivated. Blooming during the rainy season, they transform places like the Meigetsuin Temple into a hydrangea heaven. It has even become a must-visit place for hydrangea appreciation! Legends has it that a Japanese emperor gifted hydrangea to the family...

Continue reading