Fuzzy baby leaves

Tetrapanax and Hydrangea quercifolia are looking really similar right now.

They’re not even remotely related. They’re not even in the same ORDER much less family.

I think it’s interesting how they just happen to share some features (indumentum, form, and colors) as they begin to leaf out on this sunny 3rd day of March.

I just happened to notice it as I was investigating the hydrangea’s new leaves to see if they’ll come out variegated again. I suspect they will, but it’s about a week too soon to tell.

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