- Weight: 0.4 lb
- Width: 6 in
- Depth: 4 in
- Height: 32 in
- Height At Maturity: Under 10 Feet
- Ships: November Through April
- Bloom Season: Summer
- Exposure: Sun & Shade
- Bloom Color: White
- Zone: 9
- Usage: Flowering
- Categories: Trees
Snow Hill Hydrangea is a Popular Showy Bloomer
Snow Hill Hydrangea- Hydrangea arborescens ‘Grandiflora’- is an Attractive Landscape Shrub.
The Snow Hill Hydrangea has big showy blossoms of white against broad, significant, gray-green leaves. The creamy white flowerheads can be 6-8″ across. The leaves can be 4-8″ in length, and the bush can grow to heights of 5 feet or more. The bush is often called a ‘snowball bush’ because the flower clusters look like a snowball. The flowers can be used in vases or dried and are popular at weddings. The flowers bloom from June to September.
The popularity of these shrubs is easy to understand. They are an attractive landscape shrub with soft gray-green leaves that are 4″-8’in length. It blooms from June to September, providing a season’s worth of flowers with little effort. The flowers are large and showy and are desired as a dried flowers as well. One can cut them and enjoy them fresh and then enjoy them all year when dried. They are equally at home in arrangements or a vase by themselves. Hydrangea wreaths can be very expensive to buy, but this shrub is such a prolific bloomer that there will be no shortage of blossoms to make beautiful creations. This shrub has a classic shape and used in many types of landscape plans. The maintenance is simple. There are no fancy pruning techniques or schedules to learn and follow. Because of this, shrub blooms on new wood only, merely cut it nearly to the ground in early spring. Regular watering is all it requires. The soft, white blooms start as pale green and turn white as the flower matures during the season. It provides some variety without the bother of staggering plants and planting time and figuring out bloom cycles and times.
This shrub keeps them coming. The flowers are big and showy, resembling giant snowballs, hence earning its name. Despite the enormous size of the blooms, the branches are sturdy, and the flowers never droop like so many giant flowering plants tend to do. They look lovely in a row, creating an informal border in the yard or as one specimen plant to light up a corner. The night garden glows with this beauty as a centerpiece. Since they bloom well in partial sun/shade, they can look stunning on the side of the house that is shaded by the neighboring homes or large trees. Many growers never fertilize and get remarkable, healthy plants. If you choose to institute a fertilization program, select a balanced slow-release fertilizer and use it in early spring and again in the fall. Provide adequate moisture when needed and hard pruning every spring, and the natural vigor will do the rest. Snow hill hydrangeas are very easy to preserve by drying if a few basic steps are followed. Make sure the bloom itself is mature. Wait several weeks, at least, before cutting for drying. Strip the leaves from the stems before cutting them. Cut the stems around 12″ long and put them in a vase tall enough that the stems are at least halfway submerged. Put the vase out of direct sunlight and let the water evaporate over time. By the time the water is gone, the flowers should be thoroughly dried and ready to use and enjoy.
Snow Hill Hydrangea attracts pollinators.
The white flower clusters almost resemble a snowball. It has light green colored leaves. This type of plant is a shrub. It is known to be a low-growing shrub. It does well plant with other shrubs. It also does well when used as part of a border. It will do well anywhere in your garden or lawn. It is a beautiful shrub that will make a great addition to any garden or yard. They can be planted as accents. A lot of people use them are decorative pieces when they add them to their property. Snow hill hydrangea is a small grower and only reaches heights of up to 5 feet and has a canopy spread of up to 6 feet. This shrub is native to North America and can be found growing the best along the sides of rivers, streams, and roadsides due to its moist, wet soil. This tree has also been referred to as seven bark because the bark can have up to 7 different bark colors. This bush is often used as an ornamental piece or an accent piece. This shrub also has many medicinal uses. The blooms will show in the late spring to late fall; this shrub will provide brink beauty to your garden and color to your property. Next time you need a bush for your property, this one is worth buying.
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