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August

Slow Flower of The Month

Annabelle

Annabelle

Scientific Name :
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’
Family :
Hydrangeaceae
Genus :
Hydrangea

Annabelle is native to the East terrain of North America, and it belongs to the Hydrangeaceae family. It is familiar as the flower enjoyed during the rainy season in japan.
Hydrangea changes its flower colors depending on the acidity in the soil, but Annabelle is a hydrangea cultivar which features much larger and bright white flowers than the species.
While the original hydrangea arborescens flowers are small and blooms around the edges of its flower clusters, Annabelle flowers bloom all at once, making its white flower head as large as 30cm ball size.
The flowers have a green hue in early summer, but through mid-summer, the color changes to white leaving a refreshing note in the hot summer air.

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