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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Little Honey'

Commonly known as Oak-leafed hydrangea

Golden yellow leaves. White flowers with red autumn colour

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£22.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Deciduous
  • White
  • Height - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Spread - 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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 - 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, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA. garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - conical panicles
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold/yellow -
  • 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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1-1.5m (3-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1-1.5m (3-5ft)
 

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