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Hydrangea quercifolia


Hydrangea quercifolia

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
This interesting shrub has magnificent foliage. The oakleaf shaped leaves emerge from woolly shoots a rich green in spring. Magnificent pyramidal 20 cm long clusters of creamy-white flowers in the summer months. The leaves in autumn turn burgundy, red and wine-purple, staying on the plant until the plant until the new leaves emerge in spring. Prefers semi-shade and good soil that does not get too dry.

 
Genus
Hydrangea
Species   quercifolia
Cultivar  

Common name
Oak leaf Hydrangea

Family name
Hydrangeaceae
Place of origin
United States


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture

Exposure
Prefers a semi-shaded site / Prefers a sheltered site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Enthusiast / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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