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Hydrangea quercifolia Prinsnow

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hydrangea quercifolia Prinsnow Oakleaf Hydrangea, Snow Queen,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

A fantastic deciduous small shrub that gives year round interest to a shady spot in the garden. During summer 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. 1.8m H x 2.5m W.

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

Position: Soil Type:
TBA Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Botrytis, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Hydrangeaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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