IMPRESSIVE CLUSTERS OF IVORY FLOWERS BLOOM LIKE WHITE CLOUDS IN SUMMER
- Large clusters of flowers can bloom up to a foot wide
- Flowers are accented by large dark green leaves
- Adds remarkable beauty to shaded areas
- Blooms occur on new wood
- This summer blooming hydrangea will add long lasting color to your garden during its first season.
- Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
- Ships in a plant-safe designed box
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Mature Height: 3-4' tall
- Mature Width: 3-4' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade
- Spacing: 3-6' apart
Why plant Annabelle Hydrangea?
A hydrangea classic, Annabelle has been around since 1910 and decorating landscapes since then. Producing large white flower clusters that remain from June until snow covers the bush for the year. This is one hydrangea that you do not want to miss out on! Each flower cluster averages around a foot wide, tons of flowers for you and pollinators to enjoy all summer long! A reliable bush, you'll be able to enjoy new growth and large flower clusters every year, what a great hydrangea choice.
Native to eastern US, Hydrangea arborescent can be found on wooded slopes and stream banks where they thrive. Annabelle is a cultivar of native hydrangea that produces larger flower clusters and is deciduous in nature. This naturally occurring cultivar was originally discovered in the wild near the city of Anna, Illinois.
How to use Annabelle Hydrangea in the landscape?
Annabelle is definitely the belle of the ball in your landscape! You'll want to make sure that you plant Annabelle in a location where everyone can see and enjoy the large bloom clusters bursting with white flowers. The massive bloom clusters will catch the eye of everyone around. Being the center of attention in four seasons, the large bloom clusters will highlight the landscape from summer to winter. The dark green foliage makes for a nice backdrop for the stunning white flowers.
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
How To Plant Annabelle Hydrangea
Annabelle is an easy to grow hydrangea variety that can handle any soil pH as long as the soil drains well and there is not standing water. There are very little pruning requirements due to the flowers blooming on new wood each year so just cut the bush to the ground to start over. You'll want to prune in the spring before new growth sprouts up. Be sure that Annabelle is grown in a location that sees full sun or part shade, the sun allows for the bush to grow large and strong. Annabelle is going to need to be on a consistent watering schedule so Annabelle does not dry out.
How To Water
When watering your Annabella Hydrangea you want to keep your soil moist but not saturated. Give your hydrangea a deep watering once weekly during extremely hot temperatures.
How To Fertilize
Fertilize your Hydrangea once in spring with an encouraging fertilizer, we recommend using our Elements Starter Plant Food for that spring feeding.
How To Prune
Prune your Annabelle Hydrangea in very early spring before they start to grow. It is considered best to cut the stems to about 24" in height. This leaves a sturdy framework to support that seasons flowers. Your Annabelle will flower on new wood. If desired you can do a light fall prune to clean up the spent flowers.
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