Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

Annabelle Smooth Hydrangea

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature 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.
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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.
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Plants of this taxon:
Bed 50

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.