Hydrangea quercifolia

Oakleaf Hydrangea

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - slow to medium
Mature Height - 3-6'
Mature Width - 3-6'
Longevity - short-lived

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Large, white, erect cone-shaped spikes, delicately perfumed, June-late July dried flowers persist into late winter
Fruit - October persisting in winter through late March – tan or brown, 0.125"
Leaf -
Fall Color - beautiful red leaves or variable orange, red to purple or brown
Bark - red brown to salmon colored
Other Features - branching upright multiple stems with deep green summer foliage, looks good all year because it retains its leaves well into Dec.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - tolerates alkaline soil (6.1-8.5), likes loamy soil, very shade tolerant. sensitive to drought
Native Habitat - southern forests
Diseases and Insects - Very resistant to insects, occasional powdery mildew or leaf blight that is rarely serious, frequently suffers from sun scald
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