trying to find the name of what is growing in our yard - Knowledgebase Question

Solon, OH
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Question by philtalarico
April 30, 2006
We have a shrib that blooms in the spring. Lovely whitish pink blossoms with a wonderful scent, (my family seems to think they smell like lilacs). When you touch them or put them on your clothes, it leaves a lingering scent. The blossoms look like hydrangia blooms,
Please help (do your best) and I will appreciate it very much.

Mary Talarico

Answer from NGA
April 30, 2006

Based on your description my best first guess as to the identity of your mystery plant is that it is a Fothergilla. The following website has a photo for you to confirm this guess:

Please submit another question to the Monrovia website if this is not correct and we'll be happy to try again.

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