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  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Hydrangea arborescens Invincibelle Spirit ('Ncha1') (PBR)


Pot size 1.5 litre pot
1.5 litre pot
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A breakthrough in breeding has produced this, the first H. arborescens to produce pink coloured flowers. The large, dome-shaped flowerheads will remain attractive for several months from midsummer, or they can be used in fresh or dried arrangements.

  • Garden care: In hot weather, thoroughly soak the plants roots when watering to prevent it drying out. Remove faded flowerheads in spring after the danger of frosts, cutting back the flowered stems to a strong pair of buds and take out misplaced or diseased shoots. Once established, remove a quarter to a third of the shoots to the base of the plant. Cutting it back in this way will keep it compact and will also result in a branching, bushier shrub. Mulch young plants with a well-rotted manure or compost in spring.

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