Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh kwerk-i-FOL-i-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 3 1/2 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Dry Shade, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Compact and Colorful|
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