Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
|Description||A profusion of exceptionally large white blooms in summer that quickly age to deep pink. Robust blooms remain upright even after heavy rains. Dark green, deeply lobed oak-like foliage turns brilliant mahogany in fall. The compact form works in smaller landscapes and is useful for mass planting, hedges or borders. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Holly (Ilex); Magnolia (Magnolia)|
|Care||Prefers organically rich, well-drained soils, with shelter from harsh afternoon sun. 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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to Utah on or around April 15th, 2023, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.
This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Millcreek Gardens 3500 South 9th East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Western Garden Centers, Inc. 550 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
Lowe's 1335 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
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.