Pink blossom cluster from a Christmas ornament tree, Dombeya walichii is the botanical name. Captured at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo, Florida, USA. “As is” from camera. 933 views as of March 2, 2013
Featured in—All Vibrant Plants-May 2, 2012
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The Pink-Ball is a spectacularly large shrub with large heart-shaped leaves and dense heads of little pink flowers which hang from foot long stems. The plant is native to Madagascar, but widely grown as a large garden shrub in Florida. It ia of the family Sterculiaceae. It is cultivated for its beautiful pendulous bright pink flower-balls.
It is a tropical hydrangea plant.