hydrangea arborescens 'annabelle'

Size: 3 gallon
  • spherical blooms of white florets emerge lime-green and turn white, age light green, then turn tan in fall
  • medium-green leaves are almost round
  • flowers bloom on new wood
  • bloom time: mid-summer until frost 
  • blooms on new wood, prune in late winter or early spring
  • zone 2 
  • height 125-150cm
  • spread 125-150cm
  • colour white
  • all hydrangea naturally undergo some colour change to their flowers as they age
  • adjusting the pH balance of the soil (and the addition of aluminium sulphate) can change the flower colour from pink to blue in some cultivars
  • most cultivars thrive in full sun to partial shade as long as they have adequate moisture and a rich, well-drained soil
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • fast growing 
  • long blooming
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)