Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
10 ft. H X 6 ft. W
A creamy white panicle of sterile and fertile flowers
Bloom Time Notes:
Oakleaf-like, 8-inch long, dark green leaves that turn bronze-purple in fall and hang on the shrub into winter.
Damp woods; river banks
Propagate by seed or cuttings or root division.
Sun or Shade:
Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) has showy flowers and multi-season interest. Creamy flowers in early summer can turn pinkish and remain on the shrub. Spectacular fall color gives way to exfoliating winter bark while a few leaves may remain on the plant.
There are many cultivars available include double flowering forms, dwarf forms, and golden-foliaged forms.