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Annabelle : Hydrangea arborescens



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annabelle hydrangea

Family: Hydrangeaceae

Above:large bush, Below: flowers in dappled light Use: hedge, borders
rp annabelle hydrangea

Plant: deciduous shrub to 5'

Origin: woodlands, hillsides, and riverbanks of southeastern US

: 4 - 9

: large balls of crowded with white flowers. Outer ones with large petals are sterile.

Foliage: simple dull leaves

: sun to part shade in rich, moist soil. Flowers on new wood, so pruning back in spring is okay. Plants occasionally form runners but are easily controlled. Not affected by pH like H. macrophylla. 2007, Last Updated July 8, 2007