Hydrangea quercifolia, makes a spectacular show in flower during July and persists into autumn, changing from white to purplish-pink. The creamy white, fragrant flowers are borne in 4-12" long, 3-4" wide panicles. This plant is also prized for its excellent, deep green foliage that provides a fall color spectrum in shades of red, orangish-brown and burgundy.
Size: 4-6' in height; spread as wide and wider
Hardiness: zone 5 to 9
Habit: upright, little-branched, irregular, forming mounded colonies
Growth Rate: slow to medium
Culture: partial shade; prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soil
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