The Plant Company

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01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


The Plants

Hydrangea arborescens ''Pink Annabelle'


Photo of Hydrangea arborescens ''Pink Annabelle'


A lovely new pink-flowered form of the ever-popular 'Annabelle' is sure to be a big hit - and like its namesake, it will reliably produces its giant (up to 30cm across) flower clusters on strong stems that do not flop under their weight.


  • Shrubs

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Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Containers

Special features

  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained acidic to neutral soil in full sun or partial shade. Although the only essential work is to remove dead wood in spring, these species flower more prolifically when pruned back annually to a framework of branches. Each spring, cut back last year’s stems to a pair of healthy buds to maintain a permanent framework. To produce larger flower panicles on strong, upright branches, hard prune to the lowest pair of healthy buds, creating a low framework of branches. This usually results in a pruned framework of no more than 25cm (10in) high but, if more height is required, cut to about 60cm (2ft) tall.


Size: Large

Pot size: 3 litre

Eventual height: 150cm

Eventual spread: 150cm


  • Light shade
  • Shade


  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral