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Hydrangea quercifolia Alice

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hydrangea quercifolia Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Spreading, Upright

Alice is one of the largest forms of Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Gives year round interest to a shady spot in the garden. During summer large white pyramid shaped flower heads sit among large oak shaped leaves. During autumn those leaves give a spectacular colour display when they turn from bronze to deep burgundy shades. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Hydrangeaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate