Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea Bushes
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers' is a compact hydrangea growing only 3 to 4 feet tall and up to 3 to 5 feet wide. Just like it's Oakleaf Hydrangea relatives, the Ruby Slippers flowers emerge white in early summer maturing to ruby red as the season progresses. Large green oak-like leaves deepen to brilliant mahogany red for fall foliage. From large landscapes to small garden settings Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea is a showy flowering shrub.
With the Ruby Slippers' four seasons of interest from late spring to early summer white blooms maturing to a rosy red to brilliant autumn foliage to exfoliating bark for winter, this oakleaf bush is destined to become a gardening favorite. Grows best in partial shade with adequate moisture while the plant is establishing. Only prune lightly, if needed, after blooming. Oakleaf hydrangeas bloom on previous seasons growth.
The 'Ruby Slippers' was introduced in 2010 by the U.S. National Arboretum.
Image taken in GreenwoodNursery.com greenhouse in mid May.
Check out the dwarf oakleaf hydrangea 'Little Honey'.
Ruby Slippers Hydrangea is grown in:
- Quart Pots
Orders shipping to AZ and CA addresses may be bare rooted before begin prepped for shipping.
- Category: Proven Winners Sale, Shrubs, Hydrangea Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs
- Plant Type: Deciduous
- Light Requirement: Partial
- Soil Condition: Well Drained, Moist
- Bloom Season: Summer
- Bloom Color: White
- Mature Height: 3 - 4ft
- Growth Rate: Medium-growing
- Planting Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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