Each flower head can grow up to 12 inches in diameter. This shrub grows 3 to 5 feet tall with a spread of 3 to 6 feet wide. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 9.
Lush flowers top the big green bush: The hydrangea arborescens Annabelle does credit to its name and forms impressive white flower heads that remind of snowballs. It is home to many gardens as an attractive decorative plant. The right care ensures that you can enjoy these perennial plants for many years.
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These deciduous shrubs grow in U. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 to 9, where they are used as attractive lawn specimens or hedge plants. Annabelle is not a large plant, but it develops exceptionally large flowers clusters. Annabelle grows into a mounded shrub shape that reaches 4 feet tall by 5 feet wide.
The round mop-heads of hydrangeas fill the garden with pleasure all summer and fall, but these plants are not so hardy and if you have cold winters you will find most of them hard to grow. A perfect specimen, for mass-planting or as a low hedge or border plant, this hardy hydrangea brings bright light to the darkest spots and thrives in any soil. Even when ice and snow kill all the branches the Annabelle Hydrangea will bounce back from the base and be full and flowering before you know it.
Stunning pure white flowers, much larger than others of the species - up to 12 inches across! Blooms appear in late spring to summer, often continuing into fall. Strong, straight stems hold the huge flower heads up well, despite heavy rain.
You can expect the height to reach somewhere within this estimate. It is given as a guide but can vary dependant on several factors such as soil quality and position. For Conifers and Trees this may be the height in years, eventually the plant may exceed this height.
Like the Annabelle hydrangea, it is hardy and flowers on new wood, but Incrediball has stronger branches and bigger flower heads than the Annabelle. The cultivar name is 'Abetwo,' while "Incrediball"—notably, not "incredible"—is a trademark name. Incrediball hydrangea plants can be used in the landscape in a number of ways.
Call to Order! Putting on an outstanding show of gigantic flowersthe Annabelle Hydrangea is well worthy of the spot in your landscape that says 'look at me'. With blooms the size of softballsthis ornamental shrub is not your typical hydrangea. Climbing to dramatic heights of 5 feet, its flowers are the biggest and most noticeable among the species.