Smooth Hydrangea 'Annabelle'

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' | Also known as: Wild Hydrangea 'Annabelle', Sevenbark 'Annabelle', Hydrangea 'Annabelle' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Hydrangea arborescens is a medium-sized shrub that is perfect for small, woodland gardens in particular. The deciduous plant is also know by several easier to remember names, such as Smooth Hydrangea or Sevenbark. This is a great plant for those of you who like to admire your garden rather than working on it, as its sturdy nature means that it needs minimal attention in order to grow and flourish. Smooth Hydrangea produces striking blooms of white flowers that bring colour to any small garden. The shrub requires minimal pruning in late winter or early spring, and grows to between four and six feet in height.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 2.5
Spread [m]
  • 2.5
Dominant flower colour
  • White
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Awards?
  • Yes, let it smell
Propagation methods
  • softwood cuttings
  • seed
  • Hardwood cuttings
Growth habit
  • Bushy
  • Compact
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
Hardiness zone
  • Z4-9
Heat zone
  • H12-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -34 - -1
Heat days
  • 0 - 210
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Shrubs
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
  • Show-offs
  • Roses & classics
  • Tough survivors
  • Author's choice
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 10 years
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Hydrangea arborescens

Smooth Hydrangea

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Hydrangea arborescens is a medium-sized shrub that is perfect for small, woodland gardens in particular. The deciduous plant is also know by several easier to remember names, such as Smooth Hydrangea or Sevenbark. This is a great plant for those of you who like to admire your garden rather than working on it, as its sturdy nature means that it needs minimal attention in order to grow and flourish. Smooth Hydrangea produces striking blooms of white flowers that bring colour to any small garden. The shrub requires minimal pruning in late winter or early spring, and grows to between four and six feet in height.