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Oakleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia

Pronunciation: hy-DRAIN-juh kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #04209
5-9

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Description Long, cone-shaped clusters of pure white flowers mature to pink with age. Dark green oak-like leaves turn red-purple or bright red in fall. A low maintenance, easy to grow shrub. Ideal for specimen or accent planting. Deciduous.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Azalea (Azalea); Clethra (Clethra); Holly (Ilex); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)
CARE
Care Prefers organically rich, well-drained soils, with shelter from harsh afternoon. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize regularly during growing season. Blooms on old wood; prune to shape in summer after flowering. Remove weak, damaged stems in early spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.