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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'
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
5A & 5B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
7A & 7B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
8A & 8B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
9A-10B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 24, 2022

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • 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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