Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle is a deciduous pink flowering hydrangea that’s easy to grow in any sized garden or a plant container. It suits mixed borders and country cottage style gardens with summer-long blooms.
Hydrangea are native to Asia and America and have been cultivated for centuries across the world. The first Asian hydrangeas appeared in Europe in 1775 brought back by Swedish plant hunter Carl Peter Thunberg.
The cultivar Hydrangea Sweet Annabelle is one of the new forms of the very popular white hydrangea Annabelle that’s known for its hardiness and prolific flowering period. Sweet Annabelle is hardy too with ovate toothed foliage and reliable large heads of raspberry pink flowers that open from deep pink buds and mature to pale pink as summer advances right up to the first frosts.
Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle is a reliable and versatile shrub for busy gardeners and low maintenance spaces.
Height And Spread of Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle Hydrangea Sweet Annabelle is a compact shrub that’ll reach a metre in height and spread.
How Hardy is Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle This is a tough hydrangea that withstands UK winters with well-drained roots. Unlike some hydrangeas, it can cope in full sun and it has strong thick stems to support its heavy flowerheads.
How To Use Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle Hydrangea Sweet Annabelle is a versatile shrub that grows equally well in a flower bed or in a large well-watered container. It suits country cottage style gardens in mixed flower beds and stands out as a specimen shrub in an urban courtyard or balcony garden. It will grow on slopes, in front gardens with some pollution, and copes with extremes of weather. If you want a tough but beautiful pink flowering shrub Hydrangea Sweet Annabelle is a good bet.
How To Care For Hydrangea Arborescens Sweet Annabelle Hydrangea Sweet Annabelle will grow in any type of well-drained soil including chalk and likes a sunny to a partially shady spot that doesn’t dry out. Hydrangea Arborescens varieties flower on old and new wood, so you can prune Sweet Annabelle back each year to maintain its size and encourage fresh new growth in late winter or early spring. Boost its flowerheads with a thick layer of organic mulch in early spring.