Hydrangea quercifolia is the Oak leaf Hydrangea! It is slowly spreading deciduous shrub with handsome, large, deeply lobed leaves turning red and purple in autumn. Flowers are whit to a cream, in conical panicles but quite distinctive from the paniculata Hudrangeas, as they are less perfectly pinnacle in form! Classic Hydrangea flower with numerous large sterile florets, with small fertile flowers in the middle.
DFG rating: 9/10
RHS pruning group: 1
Leaves: Decidious, green and of course shaped like large Oak tree leaves
Flowers: White that fades to pink.
Soil Ph: Lightly Acidic.