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Invincibelle® Ruby Smooth Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA3' PP #28,317; CPBRAF

Pronunciation: hy-DRAIN-juh ar-bo-RES-senz
SKU #42429
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Spectacular, large, full mophead blooms, on sturdy, upright stems. The flower clusters appear on new wood, first as dark burgundy-red buds, then erupt in a dazzling display of two-toned, bright ruby red and silvery pink flowers. The deep, dark green foliage backs these summer gems beautifully. Excellent as a specimen or massed in borders. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Viburnum (Viburnum); Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Dogwood (Cornus)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore The species Hydrangea arborescens is native to wooded slopes, bluff bases, shaded banks, ravines and along streams in the Eastern U. S.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.