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Article: Shrubby Hydrangea for Northern Gardeners: Annabelle Hydrangea

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oldmandan
Omaha, NE

December 8, 2008
12:32 PM

Post #5870035

I read with interest your article on this shrub but I was wondering if you would tell me how big this gets. I have limited space left after everything else is planted but I have always wanted a Hydrangea because my Mother had one when I was growing up.

Thank you for the article.

plantfreak78

plantfreak78
Rolesville, NC
(Zone 7b)

December 8, 2008
5:48 PM

Post #5871024

In my zone 'Annabelle' usually grows no more than 3 feet tall but spreads to around 6 feet wide. Here at the nursery, we jokingly call it the "creeping Hydrangea" :)
Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



December 8, 2008
10:35 PM

Post #5871988

Thats about the same dimensions of a mature one in my area too.
ACWinOH
Sandusky, OH
(Zone 5a)

December 8, 2008
11:01 PM

Post #5872093

I have three plants. Limelight is 3 years, appx 4' tall and 5' wide. The Pink Diamond is a 2 year standard and about 4' tall so far. Blushing Bride is new and bloomed at only 6" tall - The blooms were bigger than the plant! Wonderful. I have an unidentified plant that was a gift and it's already appx 18" the first year and a neon pink bloom. They are definitely worth the space in my opinion! My gardening space is 40' wide and appx 55ish long so I know about small space gardening. :) - Carol

PS. Great, as always, Todd!

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