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Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea

Common Name: Hydrangea

Variety: Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea

Genus species: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'


Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea offers summer blooms that start out white and progress to rose as they mature. This deciduous shrub has oak leaf-like foliage that lights up the landscape with fiery fall color. It is perfect for borders, hedges, as a landscape accent or as a feature plant in a container. 

Sun: Full to Part Sun; 6+ hours direct sun daily

Water: Weekly until established

Hardiness Zone:  Hardy in Zones 5-9
                               Annual for Zones 4 & below

Bloom Time:  Late Spring to Midsummer

Mature Size: 3.5’ T x 5’ W

Prune: Prune if needed, immediately after flowering

Soil Type:  Slightly acidic, well-drained soil, with mulch around the plant base 

Fertilize:  Use a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed.