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Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936

Hydrangea petiolaris Habit [Title from card index.] Slide C-187. 8.5 x 10.5 cm. Emulsion on glass.

Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936

Alternate Title: Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) in the side of the Hunnewell Building
Photographer unknown
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States

On Thursday, May 3, join horticulturalist Jen Kettell for The Straight Talk on Hydrangeas. Her talk begins at 6:00pm and will include a walk to the Leventritt Shrub and Vine Garden. Register today for this exploration!

The Hunnewell Building houses our Visitor Center, Lecture Hall, Library and Archives, and Herbarium. It was constructed in 1892 and fully renovated with improved accessibility and structural improvements in 1992. It is named in honor of Horatio Hollis Hunnewell (1810-1902), who was a major contributor to the institution. You can read more about H. H. Hunnewell and The Hunnewell Estates Historic District in Arnoldia [pdf].

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