LARGE, WHITE CLUSTERS OF FLOWERS THAT TRANSITION TO PINK IN FALL
- In summer, large clusters of white flowers emerge that transition into a fuchsia-pink color in fall
- At that time, the leathery leaves will transition into a purplish, orange-bronze colors
- Great when planted as a hedge, in a cut flower garden or mass plantings
- Big, oak leaf-shaped leaves add texture to gardens
- Attracts pollinators
- Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
- Ships in a plant-safe designed box
- Hardiness Zone: 5-9
- Mature Height: 4-5' tall
- Mature Width: 5-6' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
- Spacing: 5-6' apart
Why plant Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea?
Snow Queen is taking winter by storm with the stunning rich chocolate colored bark left behind in winter, when the blooms and colorful oak-like leaves fade for the season. Let this queen color your landscape with pure white blooms in summer that transition to a delicate dusky pink in fall. The oak leaf-shaped foliage adds to the show when the dark green leaves turn a red and bronze in the fall. This stunner brings royalty home with its sophisticated presence and gala of colors.
Snow Queen is quite literally the queen of the garden, being a choice pick of native hydrangea shrubs. Due to how well this hydrangea fits into a natural landscape, Snow Queen won the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Gold Medal for Garden Merit in 1989.
How to use Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea in the landscape?
Snow Queen Hydrangea is an improved selection of Oakleaf Hydrangea which is native to the moist woods of eastern north America. This form was selected for its pure white flowers held above the foliage, its more compact form and its exceptional fall color. In fall, the foliage of Snow Queen turn to shades of red and purple, a perfect compliment to the bright leaves of the trees and their fantastic fall color. The beautiful conical flower heads come in to full bloom as pure white flower heads and age through different phases of pink. If left on through winter they add great interest to the landscape.
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
How To Plant Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea
A hardy hydrangea variety, Snow Queen Hydrangea is able to tolerate drier soils, but thrives the best in soils that are moist and well-draining. Be sure that the soil that Snow Queen is planted in is also rich in vital nutrients for the best growth. Pruning is surprisingly not required for this hydrangea as it is very self-sufficient. Fast and easy to grow, you'll be able to enjoy Snow Queen in no time at all.
How To Water
When watering the Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea you’ll want to check if the soil is dry first then, give a thorough watering. Avoid overwatering as the roots won’t take it easy!
How To Fertilize
In the spring, you’ll want to add our Elements Starter Plant Food in granular form for successful blooms.
How To Prune
This particular Oakleaf Hydrangea blooms on old wood, so you should be pruning in the late summer or early fall after flowers have been spent.
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