Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf'
More About Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf'
- Blooms emerge lime-green turning ivory-white, to pink and then brown for the fall
- It is smaller growing and has smaller foliage and flowers than the species
- Distinctive oakleaf-shaped leaves turn bronze, maroon and purple colours in autumn
- Mature stems will exfoliate
- Bloom Time: May to July
Hydrangea arborescens: Blooms on new wood, prune in late winter or early spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla: Blooms on old wood, do not prune. Remove only spent flowers and dead, damaged or unsightly wood.
Hydrangea paniculata: Blooms on new wood, prune in late winter or early spring.
Hydrangea quercifolia: Blooms on old wood, do not prune. Remove only spent flowers and dead, damaged or unsightly wood.
Hydrangea serrata: Blooms on old wood, do not prune.
Oakleaf Hydrangea Growing and Maintenance Tips
All hydrangea naturally undergo some colour change to their flowers as they age. Adjusting the pH balance of the soil can change the flower colour from pink to blue in some cultivars. Most cultivars thrive in full sun to partial shade as long as they have adequate moisture and a rich, well-drained soil.
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf' Characteristics
Moist to Average