Hydrangea Arborescens Invincibelle Pink Annabelle, more simply known as Pink Annabelle, is an Arborescens variety of hydrangea with large, show-stopping pink blooms. Pink Annabelle is a pink version of the very popular white Annabelle hydrangea known for its easy growing habits and fabulous blooms. Pink Annabelle is also easy to grow, and has been bred to retain its dramatic pink shade no matter what the soil Ph. Pink Annabelle’s leaves emerge in spring, and they provide an understated backdrop for the pink blooms that reach up to thirty centimetres in diameter. The full rounded heads emerge in early summer as a hot luminous pink before softening to a baby pink. Pink Annabelle flowers throughout the summer and often into autumn sometimes only dropping its pink blooms when frosts arrive. Hydrangea Arborescens Invincibelle Pink Annabelle will reach a height of 1 -1.5 metres if well cared for.
How Hardy is Hydrangea Arborescens Invincibelle Pink Annabelle? Pink Annabelle is full hardy in the UK and can be grown in full sun to partial shade although it does prefer morning sun and afternoon shade in very hot summers as sunshine can fade its blooms. Very windy areas may find the flowers are shaken loose or damaged.
How To Use Hydrangea Arborescens Invincibelle Pink Annabelle Pink Annabelle is a bright addition to the flower border. Its eye-catching colour goes best with white shades, and because the flowers last all summer it’s a great performer. Pink Annabelle can be grown very successfully in deep pots on the patio too, preferring ericaceous compost. Use her as a one off show-stopper or as matching bookends for an archway or door.
How To Care For Hydrangea Arborescens Invincibelle Pink Annabelle Pink Annabelle prefers a sunny to semi-shade position and good quality soil. Soil does not change her blooms as with other hydrangeas, so dig in lots of well-rotted organic matter before planting out, ensuring it’s well mixed with the surrounding soil. It’s not necessary to feed Pink Annabelle and try to avoid overwatering her because the extra nutrients can make the flowers grow so large that the branches cannot support their weight. A yearly mulch or compost is sufficient. If Pink Annabelle becomes too large or you need to maintain her size, prune back excess branches after flowering has finished. This cultivar blooms on new wood, unlike other hydrangeas that blooms on the previous year so don’t be afraid to prune back hard.
Pink Annabelle is high-impact low-effort plant that deserves a space in every garden. If you’re a lover of pink flowers Pink Annabelle is set to become your new garden favourite.