Hydrangea arb Invincibelle® Ruby Description
This breeding breakthrough has giant 12" flowers of dark burgundy and silver pink blooms that will color your garden for over 4 months from early summer to fall frosts!
Invincibelle Ruby is a spectacular landscape shrub that never gets out of bounds. Handsome as a specimen, or use as an attractive low growing hedge plant. Adaptable and ultra hardy from Zones 3-9. It flowers on new growth, and blooms every year without fail.
This rugged beauty boasts amazingly large flower heads. Dark burgundy red flower buds give way to a two-toned combination of bright ruby red and silver are supported by ultra strong stems. Mounding form with pleasing compact habit growing 24-36" tall by 24-36" wide.
Even gardeners in the coldest regions of Minnesota will enjoy the flowers on this hardy new Hydrangea because it will still produce flowers even if the stems die back to the ground.
Award winning Invincible Ruby Hydrangea makes a superb specimen or hedge plant. Mix in the shaded flower border. Bloom color is not affected by soil pH.
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 arborescens, Cultivar NCHA3
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Sun, Part shade, Shade
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Summer - fall
Background, Foundation planting, Hedge, Massing, Ornamental, Specimen
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:PP28317
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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. In the South, plants require afternoon shade. Tolerates full sun only if grown with consistent moisture. Intolerant of drought, with foliage tending to decline considerably in dry conditions
Water: Water to keep soil moist, but not wet.
Spacing: 4 - 5 feet
Fertilizing: Fertilize once in spring with a fertilizer designed to encourage blooms (such as 15-30-15).
Winterizing: Remove and destroy any fallen foliage that was infected by powdery mildew.
Maintenance & pruning: Blooms on new wood, so can be pruned in the fall, winter, or spring. However, it is not necessary to prune them every year. It is suggested that one trim out crossing branches and those that do not contribute to an attractive form whenever necessary.
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