The Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ has large white flowers up to 75 centimeters in diameter that make this hydrangea recognizable. The umbels are top-heavy in some species and can droop. But there are now also sturdy varieties available.
The climbing hydrangea (Hydrangea anomalous ssp. petiolaris) can cover an entire wall with its large flowers. This is the ideal climbing plant for a wall or fence on the north or east. You can read how to grow it against a fence at creeper against fence.
The tree hydrangea (Hydrangea aspera) is characterized by its growth height. It can grow up to four meters high and has beautiful umbels.
There are several varieties of panicle hydrangeas (Hydrangea paniculata). For example the Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelite’. This hydrangea has white, pointed flowers. Because of its shape, it is called the sheep’s head hydrangea.