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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snowflake'

Commonly known as Oak-leafed hydrangea



Striking form with several series of bracts around each flower head giving a doubled appearance
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£17.50 each
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Available again from summer 2019

  • Deciduous - 5- to 7-lobed leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - white flowers turning pink
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - arching panicles of long-lasting sterile flowers.
  • 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 - needs plenty of shelter
  • 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 - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • 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. 1970s. Aldridge Nursery, Alabama
  • Burncoose specialities - Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - conical panicles
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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