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Hydrangea Quercifolia


Tennessee Clone


Height: around 200 centimeters
Leaf: wavy and lobed
Flowering: from August to late September
Inflorescence: irregular, elongated and rounded, composed of numerous sterile flowers with very wavy sepals of white color that fades into a pale green
Bush native of Tennessee whose name is still provisional, presents in the first years of life a prostrate habit for which a guardian is advisable. Splendid plant with copious flowering.

Sikes Dwarf



Height: around 150 centimeters
Leaf: lobed, supported by a long Ricciolo
Flowering: from August to the end of September
Inflorescence: panicle-shaped, creamy white, about 30 centimeters long and wide 15.
The inflorescence is composed of fertile pink-beige flowers arranged to form a thick cushion, sprinkled with sterile flowers with whole sepals and a pale yellow. The habit is far better than that of the other H. quercifolia cultivars. Excellent use for fresh bouquets.

Quercifolia



Height: from 100 to 200 waxes
Leaf: lobed, wrinkled upper side, bright green that turns dark red in autumn
Flowering: July-September
Infmorescena: white, panicel-shaped, sterile flowers often turn purple at the end of summer.
Resistant, it offers, like the other Hydrangea Quercifolia, a spectacular play of colors, thanks above all to the leaves, which moreover resist very long on the plant. Native to the south-east of the United States, it grows vigorously and produces large inflorescences in temperate climates, but it also adapts well to climates such as the Anglo-Saxon one, provided it is sheltered and with good drainage.

Harmony


Height: reaches about 200 centimeters
Leaf: rough, lobed, assumes wrinkle-purple shades in autumn
Flowering: July-September
Inflorescence: white, almost conical
Particular bush, instantly recognizable due to the white conical inflorescences: the sterile flowers are in fact so thick that they do not leave empty spaces, giving almost an idea of ​​solidity. The leaves, deeply lobed, resemble those of the oak. The plant will benefit from a sheltered garden position.

Snow Flake



Height: intonro to 250 centimeters
Leaf: lobed, leathery, bright green at the beginning, then dark red
Flowering: from July to the end of September
Inflorescence: long white paniceles of sterile flowers formed by countless
sepals.
Almost snowy appearance of conical inflorescences with multiple sepals, which pass through a series of colors during their development: from the initial light green, to white and light pink, to finally become deep purple and brown. So the leaf, which turns from the initial light green to a beautiful dark red. Since the external sepals change before the internal ones and since the young leaves are often found next to the more mature ones, this hydrangea offers us a spectacular and constant mixture and succession of colors. It is one of the hydrangeas that best tolerate full sun and grows particularly well where good drainage is ensured.

Hydrangea Quercifolia: Quercifolia Snow Queen


Height: around 250 centimeters
Leaf: lobed, turns from dark green to purple red in autumn
Flowering: from July to the end of September
Inflorescence: thin panicels formed by pure white sterile flowers, alternated with fertile cream-colored flowers.
Probably less showy and flamboyant than the 'Snow Flake', yet elegant and refined due to its posture and tapered inflorescences, held upright by the rigid branches. Also this Hydrangea offers us a spectacle of colors (from pure white to pink, sterile flowers, from green to dark red leaves) which is prolonged during the winter thanks to the orange color of the branches and buds. Strong, strong shrub, which bears both fullness and full shade.