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Annabelle Hydrangea

June 24th, 2009

I have always loved hydrangeas, ‘Annabelle’ hydrangeas in particular. Mr Chiots bought me one for my birthday last year (remember that packed MINI?). I planted it last year and it’s blooming quite beautifully this year, it seems to be quite happy where it’s planted.
annabelle hydrangea
It’s in my front flowerbed with a grape vine behind it and a ‘Frosty Morn’ Sedum in front of it, a pink peony on one side and a purple balloon flower on the other, it also has a few hollyhocks behind it. It’s definitely a show-stopper in the garden, I love it!

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.