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Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen 'Flemygea'
Common Name: Oakleaf Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen 'Flemygea'
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Oakleaf hydrangea is a slow growing shrub of great beauty and one of the few hydrangeas not native to Asia in this case hailing from the southeastern US. 'Snow Queen' is superior cultivar with elongated panicles of large white florets and great fall colour in reds, maroons and purples. The conical white panicles produced in late spring grace the plants all summer and tinge pink as they age. Drought tolerant.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Mixed hardwood forests, along streams and on forested hillsides, usually on calcareous soils, and often where limestone is at the ground surface. An understorey shrub, often in the shade of large oaks, hickories, magnolias, and American beech.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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