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Hydrangea quercifolia

Classification

Order: Rosales
   Family: Hydrangeaceae
            Genus: Hydrangea
                        Specie: Hydrangea quercifolia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3-8 ft (1-2.4 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, well-drained, moist soil in dappled shade

Features: Broad oak-like leaves turn crimson in autumn; conical panicles of creamy white flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Cut flowers Woodland gardens Containers

Zones: 5-10

Description: This species from the southeastern USA has large lobed leaves that color to crimson shades in autumn. The shrub grows 3?8 ft (1?2.4 m) with a rounded habit. In summer it bears creamy white flowers on conical panicles up to 10 in (25 cm) long. These take o

Growth Habit: Rounded habit

Comments: Cultivars available









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