Hydrangea Invincibelle Limetta® Description
Reblooming hydrangea! Compact flop-free shrub! Poised for beauty as white blooms change to soft green!
Invincibelle Limetta® hydrangea will give your garden a fresh new look. The latest in Proven Winners Hydrangeas with ultra showy blooms on pleasing compact habit.
Growing only 30-36" high and wide, Limetta fits perfectly in almost any garden. By summer, huge Annabelle-like blooms of lime green flowers open that soften to a green-white before morphing into a jade green for the rest of the season.
Light catching blooms are held up on sturdy stems blooming for 12+ weeks offering bold contrast to rainforest green foliage. Cut flowers best friend for elegant arrangements.
Wonderful for a sensory garden - since its within reach and so fun to touch and feel the texture! It should be a part of every landscape. Plant in groupings are use as a low growing hedge plant.
Invincibelle Limetta® flowers on new wood (growth created in the current season). As a result, these plants flower reliably each year, no matter how cold the winter is. (New wood flowering hydrangeas) can be pruned each spring, just as the new growth begins to emerge. Remove up to one-third of the height each year if desired to encourage vigorous new growth and strong stems.
Hydrangeas enjoy moist but well drained soil and some sun each day. Many people think of hydrangea as shade plants, but they look and flower best with at least 4 hours of sun, ideally in the morning. Hydrangeas have shallow roots so require plenty of water especially as they are getting established in your garden. A 2-3 inch layer of mulch is a useful addition to any planting.
Hydrangeas are continuing to take the flowering shrub world by storm. They are widely adaptable to both clay and sandy soil provided they are given copious amounts of water during the prolonged summer dry spells.
Special features: Cut flower, Dried flower, Easy care, Fast growing, Heat tolerant, Long blooming, Moisture tolerant, Multi-seasonal interest
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- Botanical name:
Hydrangea Invincibelle Limetta
- Common name:
Smooth Hydrangea, Hydrangea arborescens
- Sun exposure:
Sun, Part shade, Shade
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- Height x width:
36" x 36"
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- Bloom season:
Summer thru fall
Background, Foundation planting, Hedge, Massing, Ornamental, Specimen
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #: PPAF
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Soil : Average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Mulch to conserve moisture and buffer soil temperatures.
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. Intolerant of drought, with foliage tending to decline considerably in dry conditions
Water : Water to keep soil moist, but not wet.
Spacing: 2-3 feet
Fertilizing: Fertilize once in spring with a fertilizer designed to encourage blooms (such as 15-30-15).
Winterizing: Remove fallen foliage
Maintenance & pruning: Prune in early spring, reducing height by about a third.
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