Annabelle Smooth Hydrangea
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - FastMature Height - 3'-5'Mature Width - 3'-5'Longevity - Short, possibly 20 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Fertile flowers, large, 4"-6" diameter mop-head, green to dull white, June-September, make excellent dried bouquets.Fruit - Capsule, dehiscent, 8-10 ribbed, of no ornamental consequence.Leaf - Fall Color - Green to brown, pleasing lemon yellow in some years.Bark - Stout, gray-tan-brown, young branches smooth, older stems exfoliating.Other Features - Consider this species as an herbaceous perennial in colder climates; some flowers are so heavy as to weight the stem to the ground; best in the shrub border or massing in some shady, out-of-the-way area.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Fibrous rooted, transplants well, very adaptable; proliferates in rich, well drained, moist soil; pH adaptable; prefers partial shade; flowers on new wood.Native Habitat - Species native New York to Iowa, South to Florida and Louisiana. USDA Zones 4-9.Diseases and Insects - Hydrangeas in general are trouble-free and very rewarding.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Hydrangea.- Other plants of the family Hydrangeaceae.- Other plants of the genus Hydrangea.- Other plants of the species Hydrangea arborescens.