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HYDRANGEA quercifolia

Commonly known as Oak-leafed hydrangea

Oak leaf hydrangea, with striking orange-red autumn colour, long pointed white flowers, with sterile florets only at the base
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£17.50 each

 

  • Deciduous - deeply 5-7 lobed, mid-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - mound-forming shrub producing conical panicles to 25cm (10in) tall. Produces fertile and sterile flowers. Sterile flowers become pink-tinged with age.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - conical panicles
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HYDRANGEA quercifolia

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Burgundy'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Burgundy'  >


Commonly known as: Oak-leafed hydrangea.
Reddish-purple tinges to the leaves become very pronouced. The best autumn colouring variety of quercifolia
£17.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Little Honey'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Little Honey'  >


Commonly known as: Oak-leafed hydrangea.
Golden yellow leaves. White flowers with red autumn colour
£22.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Pee Wee'

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Commonly known as: Oak-leafed hydrangea.
Compact and low growing form with conical flowerheads
£17.50 each

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snowflake'  AWARD

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snowflake'  >


Commonly known as: Oak-leafed hydrangea.
Striking form with several series of bracts around each flower head giving a doubled appearance
£17.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'  AWARD

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Oak-leafed hydrangea.
Another outstanding form with large rounded flower heads
£17.50 each

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