Oakleafs are native to the United States, unlike their famous cousins with pink and blue “mophead” flowers, and are tough, cold hardy and drought resistant. Click this article for more tips on how to care for an oakleaf hydrangea.
7. When is the right time to prune my hydrangeas? - The Grumpy Gardener’s Guide to Hydrangeas - Southernliving. What is it with you people who always want to chop on things? Hydrangeas need little pruning other than removing any dead wood or shortening a wayward branch. And as I said before, if you prune certain types at the wrong time, you won’t get any flowers. So pay attention. Here are the best times to prune hydrangeas: Once-blooming French hydrangea: summer Reblooming French…
“In colder climes and to add elements of seasonality, consider deciduous shrubs, like this oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia, zones 5 to as well as perennials and bulbs” Hydrangea quercifolia - CYAN Horticulture
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—