Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'Item #4171 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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Annabelle features stunning pure white flowers, much larger than the species- up to 12 inches across! Flowers appear in late spring to summer, often continuing into fall. Strong, straight stems hold the huge flower heads up well, despite heavy rain. This full, lush shrub needs plenty of room to show off its spectacular beauty. Deciduous.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before spring growth.Pruning time: late winter to early spring..Light Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreLore:Hydrangea arborescens is native to southern Missouri. 'Annabelle' is a naturally occurring cultivar which was discovered in the wild near Anna, Illinois.