Hydrangea - Invincibelle® Spirit II #2
Invincibelle® Spirit II Smooth Hydrangea - Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA2'
Height: 4 feet - Spread: 5 feet - Sunlight: full sun partial shade full shade - Hardiness Zone: 3a
Description: This improved selection features enormous ball-shaped deep pink flower heads on sturdy stems, lasting for a very long time; best if treated like a perennial and pruned to a few inches from the ground in spring, blooms on new growth
Ornamental Features: Invincibelle® Spirit II Smooth Hydrangea features bold balls of hot pink flowers with rose overtones at the ends of the branches from early to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Landscape Attributes: Invincibelle® Spirit II Smooth Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.