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Annabelle Hydrangea

annabelle hydrangea

Common Name: Annabelle Hydrangea

Botanical Name: Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

Plant Type: Shrub

Plant Size: 3-5 feet

Typical Bloom Time: July to September

The Annabelle hydrangea is native to the northern United States, first discovered in Illinois. The blooms of this flower change from green to white. This shrub grows well with partial shade and moderately moist soil. The flowers of this particular hydrangea are much larger than other hydrangea species. Atypically they bloom on the current year's wood and can be cut back in spring.

Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street

Shakespeare Garden

West Side between 79th and 80th Streets.