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Hydrangea Invincibelle

Invincibelle is another new entry in this larger shrub group. Sure to be known as the pink Annabelle. (Hydrangea arborescens)

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 36-48" (3-4 feet), 36-48" (3-4 feet)
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Mid summer through fall
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 8FHYDR
Common Name Smooth Hydrangea
Botanical Name Hydrangea arborescens
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink
Estimated Mature Height 36-48" (3-4 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 36-48" (3-4 feet)
Bloom Time Mid summer through fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms
Additional Information N/A
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Hydrangea arborescens Annabelle has been known for decades as the most popular white variety. (This is a separate species from the smaller blue and pink French hydrangeas--see below.) Incredi-Belle gives us the larger, shapely shrub that Annabelle is famous for, but now with pink flowers.

About Hydrangeas: These popular shrubs, also called Hortensia, all have rounded flower clusters that persist through summer and fall. There are several types, since there are several species of the plant the hybridizers work with:
H. macrophylla or French Hydrangeas. These, the most popular, form non-rangy, attractive shrubs about 4 to 6 ft. tall, and are famed for their big, colorful ball-like flowers, usually blue or pink. The popular group here is called Mophead hydrangeas. Artificially shortened versions are sold in pots on Easter and Mothers Day, and the blooms are florists favorites, always popular for wedding decorations. In addition to the mopheads (solid ball of flowers), there are also lacecap versions of these hydrangeas. (H. macrophylla is native to the Far East.)
H. arborescens, a US native, includes the widely-planted, Annabelle. Much like the Mopheads, Annabelle is a shorter hydrangea with huge rounded flower clusters in pure white. This is the one famous for flowers so large they often weigh down the branches, needing special support.
H. paniculata, is a larger species, much taller than the Mopheads. The flower clusters are more cone-shaped, rather than round. The plant in this group is more rangy than the shorter types, but can be controlled by pruning. The famous Pee Gee hydrangea, often grown as a small tree is in this group, and was imported from Japan in the late 19th century. There are also newer H. paniculata hybrids, including the beautiful greenish-flowered one called Limelight.
Other Types: There are several other important hydrangeas. The tall native Oakleaf hydrangea (sometimes considered a small tree) is also a variety of the species, H. paniculata.

There is a great website all about Hydrangeas called Hydrangeas! Hydrangeas! Click here to visit.

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Disappointed So Far

By Plant Lover

from Shady Cove, Oregon

Pros

  • Pretty Picture in Catalog

Cons

  • It Appears Dead

Best Uses

  • Recycle mine

Comments about Hydrangea Invincibelle:

This is the only apparent failure I've had with any of your plants. I have five other hydrangeas which are budding out right now, but Invincibelle, planted in the same area with the same attention, is dried out and appears dead as of 3/28/2012 (received and planted Fall 2011).

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