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Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea

Common Name: Hydrangea

Variety: Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea

Genus species: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'


  • Blooms start out white in summer then mature to rose
  • Deciduous shrub
  • Oak leaf like foliage
  • Fiery fall foliage color
  • Perfect for borders, hedges, landscape, or container planting

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