Hydrangea arborescens
(Smooth Hydrangea)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Smooth Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea, Sevenbark, Sheep Flower
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: April - July
    Status: Native

Hydrangea arborescens, or Smooth Hydrangea, is native most of the eastern half of the United States, but it absent from the Great Lakes (Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin). It is a perennial shrub that grows in moist, open woods, along creeks and rivers and in floodplain forests. It blooms in mid to late spring with bright white flowers that persist through most of summer.

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