Incrediball® Blush Smooth Hydrangea #5

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Botanical Name: Hydrangea Arborescens 'NCHA4'

Cultivar: NCHA4

Brand: Proven Winners

An exciting new introduction to the world of hydrangeas, this shrub produces huge flower clusters on sturdy stems, best if treated like a perennial and pruned to a few inches from the ground in spring because it blooms on new growth

Plant Categories: Shrub, Hydrangea, Deciduous Shrub


Water Requirements
Average, Moist


Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun, Partial Shade


Plant Height
5 Feet


Plant Width/Spread
5 Feet

Advantages:

Native Plant

Flowering Plant

Noteworthy Texture

Provides Winter Interest

Out of stock

Description

Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone3a
Growth RateFast
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning

Foliage

Foliage TypeDeciduous
Plant FormRound

Flowers

Flower PeriodSummer
Flower ColorPink
Flower FragranceUnscented
Suitable for Cut Flower ArrangementsYes

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryHydrangea
Landscape ApplicationMassing, Garden, Naturalizing

Details

Planting & Growing

Incrediball® Blush Smooth Hydrangea will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selection of a native North American species.

Landscape Attributes

Incrediball® Blush 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.

Incrediball®: Blush Smooth Hydrangea is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Mass Planting, General Garden Use, Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Ornamental Features

Incrediball® Blush Smooth Hydrangea features bold balls of pink flowers with silver overtones at the ends of the branches from mid to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.