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Hydrangea arborescens

Annabelle is a very hardy and reliable Hydrangea variety with huge snowball like flowers that open lime green and turn to pure white from summer through to autumn. Hydrangeas are among the showiest of Summer-Autumn flowering plants. Dried flowers will last a year or more. Suitable for large pots or containers.

Flower colour will not change with soil pH. Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade however they do not do well in heavy shade.

Supplied in a 50mm pot.

Orders containing this item will be dispatched from early September 2015.

  • Suitable for areas with part shade
  • Ideal in pots or containers
  • Suitable to cut for vases
  • Grows 1.5-3m wide
  • Grows to 2m high
  • Spring-Autumn

Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-August to November, unless sold out.


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Common Name: HYDRANGEA Also known as Mopheap Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla
Family Name: Saxifragraceae
Plant Type: Deciduous shrub
Size: 0.5–3m H x 0.5–2m W
Flowering: Summer to Autumn
Positioning: Semi Shade to Full Shade
General Information: Hydrangeas thrive in a cool, moist position, sheltered from hot summer sun and northerly winds.
Soil: Moist, rich, well-drained.
Watering: Regular watering is required, especially in late spring and through summer. Deep soaking once or twice a week is ideal. Have a saucer of water underneath pots.
Fertilising: In winter while the plant is dormant, use a fertiliser designed for the pH (colour) you are after. Also fertilise in spring.
Pruning: Prune back by about 1/3 when dormant in winter. Cut back to double leaf buds to encourage flowers the following year.
Tips: Flower colours can be enhanced or altered depending on the pH level in the soil low pH makes them blue, high pH makes them pink.