HYDRANGEA arborescens 'Invincibelle Spirit'

Commonly known as Sevenbark

Similar to 'Annabelle' but with smaller pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Long-stalked, broad leaves to 18cm (7in) long, dark-green above, paler beneath.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Rich pink fading softer and to green with age
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Rounded shrub with roundish flower heads
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

HYDRANGEA arborescens 'Invincibelle Spirit'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Flowers on new wood. Prune to lowest pair of healthy buds to create a low framework of branches. Neglected plants can be hard-pruned.
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. North Carolina. 2010. Dr. Tom Ranney and Richard Olsen
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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