SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf'
COMMON NAME: Sike’s Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea
GARDEN SIZE 2-3 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: n/a
USDA ZONE: 5-9
EXPOSURE: Full sun, part sun (4 hours or more of sun each day, morning sun is best)
WATER & SOIL: Prefers moist, well-drained soil; will need additional water in times of drought. Cannot tolerate wet conditions.
HABIT (FORM): Mounded
FOLIAGE: Deciduous. Green foliage turning bronze, maroon, and purple in the fall.
FLOWERS: White fading to pink. Blooms on old wood from May to July.
CARE: Minimal pruning needed, but may be done immediately after the flowering; may be restricted to dead-heading. Fertilize in the early spring and in the late spring with Holly-tone or a similar fertilizer. Do not fertilize any later than late July or it can cause new growth while the plant should be going dormant.
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