Penny McHenry is shown in her backyard with her 'Penny Mac' hydrangea. (Photo by: WILLIAM BERRY/Atlanta Journal-Constitution). This photograph is the property of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC).
Mountain witch-alder (Fothergilla major) - a compact medium-sized deciduous shrub to 2m, with glossy, broadly oval leaves glaucous beneath and turning brilliant red and orange in autumn. Flowers small, white, in short spikes before or with the leaves