Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)  Shade tolerant : Autumn foliage

All About Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.

What Type of Hydrangea is This? A Handy Care Guide

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.

Hydrangea quercifolia / Oakleaf Hydrangea -Snow Queen is great in full shade **planted 5/14**

Hydrangea quercifolia / Oakleaf Hydrangea -Snow Queen is great in full shade **planted 5/14**

hydrangea quercifola - oakleaf hydrangea  in back yard fence corner behind cherokee princess dogwood

Oakleaf Hydrangea – A Vintage Southern Garden Charmer

hydrangea quercifola - oakleaf hydrangea in back yard fence corner behind cherokee princess dogwood

We created these simple steps using bluestone risers...the Oakleaf hydrangea and Lady Fern add some exuberance to the scene

We created these simple steps using bluestone risers...the Oakleaf hydrangea and Lady Fern add some exuberance to the scene

Found in the US National Arboretum, this stunning Hydrangea’s white blooms quickly change to pink, followed by a ruby-red in the late season. The oak-like leaves add extra drama to this easy-to-grow variety. (Hydrangea quercifolia)

Oak Leaf Hydrangea Ruby Slippers

Found in the US National Arboretum, this stunning Hydrangea’s white blooms quickly change to pink, followed by a ruby-red in the late season. The oak-like leaves add extra drama to this easy-to-grow variety. (Hydrangea quercifolia)

shade garden plan for south region featuring Japanese maple, mahonia, hosta, New Guinea impatiens, coleus, oakleaf hydrangea, boxwood

shade garden plan for south region featuring Japanese maple, mahonia, hosta, New Guinea impatiens, coleus, oakleaf hydrangea, boxwood

The full and fluffy mophead flowers of Gatsby Moon™ oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) raise the bar for these showy natives.

Gatsby Moon® - Oakleaf hydrangea - Hydrangea quercifolia

The full and fluffy mophead flowers of Gatsby Moon™ oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) raise the bar for these showy natives.

Individually, plants can be beautiful. Paired masterfully, they’re magnificent! So put spiky plants next to mounding plants. Marry big-leaved plants with small-leaved ones. Combine contrasting colors that brighten each other. Accent your plantings with pots, globes, colored bottles, sculpture—

Shady Backyard Retreat

Individually, plants can be beautiful. Paired masterfully, they’re magnificent! So put spiky plants next to mounding plants. Marry big-leaved plants with small-leaved ones. Combine contrasting colors that brighten each other. Accent your plantings with pots, globes, colored bottles, sculpture—

white hydrangeas and hostas | like comment white hydrangeas underplanted with hostas the hostas ...

white hydrangeas and hostas | like comment white hydrangeas underplanted with hostas the hostas ...

The Only Shrubs You Need to Grow - A garden designer recommends eight plants that provide reliable good looks without a lot of work | finegardening.com

The Only Shrubs You Need to Grow - A garden designer recommends eight plants that provide reliable good looks without a lot of work | finegardening.com

Buy Ruby Slippers Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea At Spring Hill Nurseries

Buy Ruby Slippers Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea At Spring Hill Nurseries

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