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Oakleaf Hydrangea

Botanical Name
Hydrangea quercifolia
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
9
Height
4 to 8 feet
Width
3 to 8 feet
Flowers
July: large 8 to 12 inch panicles of white flowers aging to pink then brown
Fall Color
Red, orange, purple
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, fertile
Planting & Care
  • Blooms on old wood
  • Prune after flowering
  • Site in protected location
  • Mulch root zone
  • Moderately salt tolerant
Problems
None serious; flower bud injury in colder winter climates, deer
Varieties
  • Alice - 5 to 8 feet tall & wide, large 10-14 inch white flowers fading to pink then brown Bronze, maroon, purple fall color & orange exfoliating bark
  • Snowflake - prolific bloomer
  • Snow Queen - 8 inch flower panicles, 6 feet
  • Pee Wee – 3 to 4 feet x 2.5 to 3 feet wide, compact, less suckering, flowers white, fade to pink, then brown - Bronze, maroon, purple fall color & orange exfoliating bark

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