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Hydrangea Quercifolia

Botanical Name:

Hydrangea quercifolia

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrubs, Shrub, Native Plant, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Plant Height

6-12 ft.

Flower

The Oakleaf hydrangea is noted for producing showy pyramidal 4-12" erect panicles of creamy white flowers in late spring and summer, 3-4" wide. The fragrant flowers fade to pink, then tan in the fall. White, changing to pink, then brownish, 1-1 ½" diameter; larger, sterile flowers occur towards the base of the panicle, fertile flowers are creamy and fragrant and occur toward the tip. Blooming begins in May and June and last throughout the summer.

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Bees

Butterflies

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Cornales

Family

Hydrangeaceae

Genus

Hydrangea

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