Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea

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Plant Information
Common Name Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
Botanical Name Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice'
Plant Type Shrub
Mature Height 10 to 12 ft
Mature Width 10 to 12 ft
Growth Habit Arching
Bloom Color White
Bloom Interest Showy
Bloom Period June to July
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Burgundy Red
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Birds No
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Low
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Supplemental water of 1" per week is necessary for the first several years and during droughts.
Fertilize Notes Fertilize late spring or early summer. Options: composted manure, a slow-release or a balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer. Do not feed after August.
Prune Notes Prune only in the summer before August to ensure bloom set for the following year. Blooms are formed on old wood.