HYDRANGEA quercifolia

Commonly known as Oak-leafed hydrangea

With striking orange-red autumn colour, long pointed white flowers, with sterile florets only at the base
Further Reading....
  • 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

HYDRANGEA quercifolia

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • 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.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HYDRANGEA quercifolia

 

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Alice'

Oak-leafed hydrangea

large panicles of single white flowers ageing to pink

 
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£19.50 each 
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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Burgundy'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Burgundy'

Oak-leafed hydrangea

reddish-purple tinges to the leaves become very pronouced. The best autumn colouring variety of quercifolia

 
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£25.00 each 
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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Little Honey'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Little Honey'

Oak-leafed hydrangea

golden yellow leaves. White flowers with red autumn colour

 
£25.00 each 
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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snowflake'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snowflake'

Oak-leafed hydrangea

striking form with several series of bracts around each flower head giving a doubled appearance

 
£19.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'

HYDRANGEA quercifolia 'Snow Queen'

Oak-leafed hydrangea

another outstanding form with large rounded flower heads

 
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