Today’s Special (2-17-14)
Annabelle Hydrangea Plants – $6.76 Each
Annabelle Hydrangea (stock photo)
Today’s Special is our Annabelle Hydrangea, HYDRANGEA arborescens ‘Annabelle’.  These are growing in 3 inch containers for$6.76 each. Only 396 of these remaining in this size for the season.  Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade. Tolerates full sun only if grown with constant moisture. Intolerant of drought, with foliage tending to decline considerably in dryish conditions. This species blooms on new wood, and may be pruned back close to the ground in late winter each year to revitalize and to encourage vigorous stem growth and best form. Plants may die to the ground in harsh winters. If not pruned back, any weakened and/or damaged stems should be removed in early spring. ‘Annabelle’ is a smooth hydrangea cultivar which features much larger flowers than the species. It is a deciduous shrub with a rounded habit which typically grows 3-5′ tall. Clusters of sterile, white flowers appear in huge, symmetrical, rounded heads (corymbs) which typically grow 8-12″ across. Blooms in June for up to two months, sometimes with a small repeat bloom in the fall. Dark green, serrate leaves (3-8″ long).  ‘Annabelle’ is a naturally occurring cultivar which was discovered in the wild near Anna, Illinois. Zones 3 to 9.  Click Here to Order Annabelle Hydrangea for $6.76 each