Hydrangea arborescens Annabelle (Smooth Hydrangea)

Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Salt Tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar

Crisp white, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early mid summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear deep green leaves with a faint hint of blue and deep golden-yellow margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This deciduous fern gets its common name from the long, upright feathery fronds that resemble ostrich plumes. Before the fronds unfurl in the spring, they can be harvested and cooked to make a delicious side dish. Fast growth rate.  
 
Blooms mid-spring to fall
HARDY to -40 °F (-40 °C) 

4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide 
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Clusters of deep fuchsia flower buds open to reveal pink blooms with a contrasting pink-red blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which remains attractive into the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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Slightly fragrant wide lavender blooms with dark blotch can turns to a rose purple colour. Foliage turns to an amazing orange-red in fall. Semi-upright spreading habit.

Blooms mid to late spring
3-6 ft tall x 6-12 ft spread
Evergreen in mild winters, deciduous in cold winters
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters of dainty pale silvery pink blooms. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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