Does invincibelle hydrangea bloom on old or new wood?
Like Annabelle hydrangea, it is a cultivar of the smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) that is hardy and flowers on new wood, but Incrediball has stronger branches and bigger flower heads than the Annabelle.
How do you care for an invincibelle hydrangea?
Invincibelle Ruby Hydrangea Care Plant in a location with at least 6 hours of sunlight (full sun). The plant needs well-drained but moist soil. We recommend adding mulch to help keep the soil moist during dry periods. Prune Invincibelle Ruby Hydrangeas in early spring, by trimming ⅓ of the total length of the branches.
Will invincibelle hydrangea grow in shade?
Invincibelle® Spirit Smooth Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens. The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Are there any hydrangeas that stay small?
Smooth Hydrangeas It’s the smallest smooth hydrangea available! Growing to be 1-2.5′ tall and wide, this is one small hydrangea. Thanks to its small size, we’ve found it to be an incredibly versatile choice. Try planting it as a low hedge or using it in a container.
How much sunlight does a hydrangea need?
An average rule of thumb is six hours of sunlight per day. However, hydrangeas growing in the south can perform on only three hours of sunlight.
Do white hydrangeas like full sun?
Choosing the Best White Hydrangea arborescens): ‘Annabelle’ is the most popular variety. Smooth hydrangeas flower best in full sun, but southern gardeners should site the plants in part shade.
Which hydrangea is the hardiest?
Hydrangea paniculata is one of the hardiest species; it thrives in Zones 4-8.
Will invincibelle spirit Hydrangea grow in shade?
When your bigleaf hydrangea varieties let you down with buds zapped by fickle spring temperatures, Invincibelle Spirit hydrangea will perform and perform… and perform as it continually blooms in nonstop waves from mid-summer until frost. It’s hardy to Zone 3 and prefers full sun but will tolerate part shade.
What is the difference between Annabelle and invincibelle hydrangeas?
But Annabelle’s flowers only come in white, so Invincibelle Spirits are essentially Annabelles in pink. A key difference is their flower heads do not always get as big as the Annabelles. “Invincibelle Spirit” is a play on the name recognition enjoyed by Annabelle hydrangeas.
Who discovered invincibelle Spirit II Hydrangea?
The pink hydrangea used to develop Invincibelle Spirit II hydrangea was discovered by a graduate student hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
When to prune invincibelle Spirit II Hydrangea?
Prune the Invincibelle Spirit II Hydrangea in early spring before new growth starts to emerge. This is not a “must”, but it does encourage new growth of flowers, help maintain a more attractive shape of the shrub, and help the plant grow stronger stems.