Invincibelle® Ruby Smooth Hydrangea
Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA3' PP #28,317; CPBRAF
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||hy-DRAIN-juh ar-bo-RES-senz|
|Lore||The species Hydrangea arborescens is native to wooded slopes, bluff bases, shaded banks, ravines and along streams in the Eastern U. S.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Viburnum (Viburnum); Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Dogwood (Cornus)|
Thrives in enriched, well-drained soil; provide partial shade in hotter regions. Apply mulch to conserve soil moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Blooms on new wood; prune in spring, just before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9