Hydrangea arb Incrediball® Blush Description
With its absolutely gigantic flowers, sturdy stems, and reliability, Incrediball hydrangea took the world by storm – and now with Incrediball Blush®, it’s available in a new color: Pink! And not just any hum-drum run-of-the-mill pink - a fabulous silvery pink that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before.
What you’ll love about Incrediball Blush hydrangea:
- Humongous silver-pink blooms every summer, even after the harshest winter weather
- Flowers stay the same color in any soil
- Makes a jaw-dropping hedge, specimen, or garden plant
- Thrives in sun or part shade in the North, part shade to shade in hot climates
- Native to North America!
Special features: Cut flower, Dried flower, Easy care, Fast growing, Long blooming, Multi-season interest, Native plant
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- Botanical name:
Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA4'
- Common name:
Smooth hydrangea, Annabelle hydrangea, Native hydrangea, Hardy hydrangea, Wild hydrangea, Snowball hydrangea
- Sun exposure:
Sun, Part shade, Shade
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- Height x width:
5' x 5'
- Flower color:
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- Bloom season:
Background, Foundation planting, Hedge, Massing, Ornamental, Specimen
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:PP28,280
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Soil: Any average, well-drained soil will do. Avoid wet conditions. Can tolerate somewhat dry conditions but flowering may be compromised. A good 2-3" layer of shredded bark mulch keeps roots cool and conserves moisture.
Light: Most varieties tolerate full sun in the north, but benefit from afternoon shade. Tolerates full sun only if grown with consistent moisture. In the South, plants require afternoon shade. If plants wilt frequently, that's a good indicator that the spot is a bit too sunny. If flower color is pale, or stems are weak, that indicates the site is a bit too shady.
Water: Water to keep soil moist, but not wet.
Spacing: 4 - 5 ft.
Fertilizing: Fertilize once in spring with a granular fertilizer formulated for roses.
Winterizing: Leave intact over winter and keep 2-3" mulch in place.
Maintenance & pruning: This variety blooms on new wood. In late winter or early spring, cut stems back by about one-third their total height, which builds a strong woody base while also encouraging abundant new growth for lots of flowers and a lush, full look. Young plants may be transplanted when dormant in early spring if desired.
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