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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'

Commonly known as Oak-leafed hydrangea

Another outstanding form with large rounded flower heads
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Deeply 5-7 lobed leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, upright, panicles to 30cm (12in) of green and white
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Needs plenty of shelter
  • Partial shade

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£19.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • 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. Garden origin. USA. 1979. William Flemmer III, New Jersey
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Conical panicles
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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