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Invincibelle Spirit is the first pink mop-head developed from our native Hydrangea arborescens, 'Annabelle'. With the long-awaited pink Annabelle comes this commitment to fight breast cancer: When you purchase Hydrangea Invincibelle Spirit, a portion of your price will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure to breast cancer in our lifetimes.
Invincibelle Spirit can be killed to the ground in all but the warmest zones. She is a tough lady, though, and will regrow from the roots. Since she blooms on new wood, this is no problem. Just site her in the sunny or even partly sunny landscape where she is snuggled up to an evergreen and no one will ever notice that she was gone for a while. At three to four feet tall and wide, she will fit into almost any garden space. You can easily see more than 100 pink blooms on single plant, and this hydrangea stays pink, regardless of soil pH.
By Kate Karam for Monrovia,
Photographs courtesy of Monrovia
Early fall is the ideal time to take stock of various garden spaces and see what's lacking. Maybe your shade gardens are rocking the color early in the season, but by late August, the show's pretty much over. Don't settle for sleepy spaces that you're just tempted to ignore as you walk the garden. Plant some of these fall-blooming beauties for color right through the season.
Join fellow garden lovers, history buffs and music enthusiasts to discover the quaint towns and colorful gardens of Holland and Belgium in May of 2018.
This exciting journey will be hosted by nationally known host Eric Johnson, of Public Television's blockbuster show GardenSmart. Your river cruise begins in Amsterdam where you'll see works by Rembrandt and Van Gogh, Anne Frank's House, and see the city's most famous gardens. Then spend a full morning on the grounds of the most beautiful spring garden in the world-Keukenhof! Visit the picturesque Belgian towns of Bruges and Ghent as well as Kinderdijk, with the Netherlands' iconic collection of 19 authentic windmills that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, history buffs will experience a captivating tour of the WWI trenches of Flanders and WWII Arnhem Battlefield of A Bridge Too Far fame. You won't want to miss this extraordinary garden adventure to Holland and Belgium.
Book by November 15, 2017 and save up to $1200 dollars per person!
To register call:
Alki Tours at 800-895-2554
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