Hydrangea arborescens 'Invincibelle'

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Invincibelle’

Hydrangea

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hydrangea arborescens 'Invincibelle'
  • Common name: Hydrangea
  • Family: Hydrangeaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Hydrangea aborescens is a large bushy North American shrub bearing a mixture of tiny fertile florets and larger more showy sterile ones, which in fact have coloured bracts in place of petals. Most cultivars have white flowers.

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Hydrangea arborescens ‘Invincibelle’ has unusual pink flowers. Long-lasting, large and almost round, these are perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border or cutting for the vase – the blooms may even be dried to use in winter arrangements.

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Easy to grow, grow Hydrangea aborescens ‘Invincibelle’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Plants are typically hardy but late frosts can damage the buds, so grow them in a sheltered corner or against a warm wall in cold gardens. Naturally forming a well- branched framework, it needs very little pruning.

How to grow Hydrangea 'Invincibelle'

  • Plant size

    3m height

    3m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Hydrangea 'Invincibelle' and wildlife

Hydrangea 'Invincibelle' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Hydrangea 'Invincibelle' poisonous?

Hydrangea 'Invincibelle' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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