Incredible 12" bloom heads are held on stems so strong that drooping is never a problem — even after a rainstorm! A descendant of the beloved classic, Annabelle, it is blessed with stronger stems, and flowers that are bigger and much more numerous. It blooms from early summer until fall, and it blooms on new wood, so you can count on blooms even after very cold winters. Keep evenly moist and prune to 12" in late winter. Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo' PP20571.
Planting InstructionsProvide shelter from cold, drying winter winds.
Winter CareMulch to maintain soil moisture, plant in sheltered site.
Flower FormLarge branched cluster
Foliage TypeMedium green ovate leaves.
Soil RequirementMoist well drained moderately fertile soil.
PruningCut back in spring to promote flowering on summer wood. spring
Additional InformationThis is a new improved 'Annabelle' hydrangea. Huge spherical flowerheads. Four times as many flowers as Annabelle. Stems strong enough to hold up the big flowers even in a rainstorm.
Unique CharactersticsHardiest of summer blooming hydrangeas. Wonderful large flower heads - great for dried flower arrangements.