Ruby Slippers Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea Plant

Compact Shrub With Changing Color

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Ruby Slippers Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea Plant

Compact Shrub With Changing Color

  • Months of color interest
  • 9-in. flower panicles open white in the summer
  • Flowers turn pink then mature to deep rose
  • Green foliage turns deep red in fall
  • Grows up to 4 ft. tall

Add interest to your landscape with this hardy shrub. Growing just 3 1/2- to 4-ft. tall, its large, 9-in. upright flower panicles open white in early to midsummer before turning pale pink and maturing to deep rose. Its large, dark green leaves turn mahogany-red in fall. An introduction by the U.S. Arboretum. Plant in partial shade to full sun as an informal hedge or accent plant. Zones 5-8. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
  • 07653
  • potted plant
  • Fall
  • $24.99
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  • Botanical Name: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
  • Height: 3 - 4 Feet
  • Spacing: 4-5'
  • Spread:4-5'
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Changes from White to Pink to Red
  • Size: 4" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Form: Shrub
  • Flower Form: 9'' long inflorescences held upright above foliage.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, moisture retentive soils, enriched with organic matter. Also does well in dry soils once established.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to medium once established, which takes approximately 6 - 8 weeks
  • Pruning: These generally bloom on old wood and require little pruning. Prune spent blooms immediately after flowering (mid-Summer), or remove only dead, damaged or unsightly wood anytime.
  • Foliage: Large, dark green, leathery-textured leaves with broad lobes. 3" - 8" long, 3" - 5" wide. The undersurface is whitish to brownish tomentose

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