Late summer hydrangea

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrangea

“Hydrangea (/haɪˈdreɪndʒiə/)[1] common names hydrangea or hortensia, is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas…..Hydrangea is derived from Greek and means ‘water vessel’ (hydria), in reference to the shape of its seed capsules.[3] The earlier name, Hortensia, is a Latinised version of the French given name Hortense, honoring French astronomer and mathematician Nicole-Reine Hortense Lepaute.[4] “

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