Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
Keep soil moist but not soggy.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||hy-DRAIN-juh ar-bo-RES-senz|
|Lore||Hydrangea arborescens is native to southern Missouri. 'Annabelle' is a naturally occurring cultivar which was discovered in the wild near Anna, Illinois.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Dogwood (Cornus); Viburnum (Viburnum); Astilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus)|
Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil with partial shade. Apply mulch to conserve soil moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Blooms best on new wood; prune in spring, just before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9