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Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake' /Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'   / Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'
Large panicles of double flowers
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Large panicles of double flowers

Close-up showing double sterile flowers and a few fertile flowers tucked in behind the showy portions

Older florets in inflorescence turn pinkish as they age

Close-up of a maturing inflorescence

An inflorescence just beginning to show signs of aging

Typical autumn color for this special cultivar

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Scientific Name: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'
Common Name: Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Double, lacecap-like flowers; deeply lobed, rich green leaves in spring and summer; and brilliant scarlet to red leaves in fall make this one of the best selections of hydrangea for the landscape.