Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh kwerk-i-FOL-i-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Holly (Ilex); Magnolia (Magnolia)|
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