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Incrediball® Smooth Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens

  • Hardy Zones
    • 3 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 48 - 60 Inches
$35.99
Size: One Gallon
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Incrediball® Smooth Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens
Sun 48 - 60

Features

Massive flowers bloom in summer, and are held up by very sturdy stems. Very hardy and reliable. Good for cut flowers. Native.

Best Seller
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
48 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 
60 - 72 Inches
Spread: 
48 - 60 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
New Wood
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Cut Flower
Uses: 
Dried Flower
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Landscapes, naturalizing, perennial gardens. Also makes a very dramatic cut flower.

Maintenance Notes: 

Prune back in late winter to encourage strong new growth and flowering. Flower color is not affected by soil pH. Best in moist, well drained soil but adapts to most sites.

Super-sized flowers!

This stunning hydrangea is a bit of a prodigy.  We were looking for a hydrangea like the old favorite 'Annabelle', but one that wouldn't flop over.  We found it...and it had supersized blooms, too!

This adaptable native plant produces huge flowers (as much as 12" across) and is both reliable and beautiful. Flowers open green, then mature to white before turning green at the end of their life cycle. Very cold hardy Incrediball blooms on new growth so even very cold winters won't keep it from blooming. The flowers are held upright on very sturdy stems, so they don't flop like 'Annabelle' will.

Incrediball® Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo' USPP 20,571, Can 4,166
  • Look beautiful

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    John Gorski
    Frankfort
    Illinois
    United States
    14 weeks ago
  • Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    virginia reyes
    Fresno
    California
    United States
    24 weeks ago
  • A beautiful shrub grows freely and I only water when I see them wilt down slightly. Tolerates southern summer sun like a champ. Excessive hot days consistently above 90+ degrees tends to stress the blooms and reduce the size. I fertilize with an all purpose fertilizer about 6 times during the summer. Best food for these garden beauties is Black Kow. Once in the spring once in the fall. Buy as many as u have space for they are beautiful.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Ernest Turman
    Sanford
    North Carolina
    United States
    1 year ago
  • I have 4 of these plants, one in a different location from the others. They grow well, have strong branches that don't need staking. I get flowers every year, but they are not as big as I was led to believe. Except for the stronger branches, the flowers are very similar to my Anabelle hydrangeas. I expected much more of a display.

    Satisfactory Average performance, met expectations but not outstanding.
    Terri
    Toronto
    Canada
    1 year ago
  • I am totally in love with this hydrangea....this is my second season with it and I can wait for it to bloom. Last year the flowers were absolutely beautiful and huge. First came a beautiful lime green, then turned brilliant white and stayed like that all summer. I even left the flowers on in the fall when it turned a medium beige and it still looked great. I live in a shore area, intense sun and very windy and it never disappointed. So far this spring it is already 4 feet tall and very full. Definitely recommend it, in fact I am buying two more, one as a gift.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Joyce Owens
    Somers Point
    New Jersey
    United States
    1 year ago
  • I am totally in love with this hydrangea....this is my second season with it and I can wait for it to bloom. Last year the flowers were absolutely beautiful and huge. First came a beautiful lime green, then turned brilliant white and stayed like that all summer. I even left the flowers on in the fall when it turned a medium beige and it still looked great. I live in a shore area, intense sun and very windy and it never disappointed. So far this spring it is already 4 feet tall and very full. Definitely recommend it, in fact I am buying two more, one as a gift.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Joyce Owens
    Somers Point
    New Jersey
    United States
    1 year ago
  • The small garden area sandwiched between my house and a giant pine gets, at most, 3 hours of sunlight a day. I've always loved hydrangeas, took a chance on the Incrediball and love it. After planting it in the fall, I wasn't sure how much of a display I'd have the first year, but it's gorgeous. I'm sure the blooms would be larger if I had full sun, but they're a good 8" across and the plant blooms for months. Also love the color graduations. Will be buying another one this year - you couldn't ask for a better recce than that!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Carol Banks
    Chicago
    United States
    1 year ago
  • Back home, these plants grow naturally on the walls everywhere.

    They ARE BEAUTIFUL in different shapes and colours.

    EA

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    ELIA M. AVILA
    BRAMPTON
    Portugal
    1 year ago
  • Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Wendy Somerville
    Winnipeg
    Manitoba
    Canada
    2 years ago
  • I purchased 2 Incrediballs and they are planted along the NW corner of the foundation of my home. They are now 3 years old and about 2.5 feet tall. They get no special care and withstand the wind and even withstood our draught this summer will a little drooping. They boom well and are very lovely.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Lesleigh Senter
    Salem
    Wisconsin
    United States
    2 years ago
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