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Gatsby Moon® Oakleaf hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 72 - 96 Inches
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Gatsby Moon® Oakleaf hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia
Part Sun to Sun 72 - 96

Features

Very full, showy flowers.

This is a distinctive, showy take on our beloved native oakleaf hydrangea. Doubled florets are similar to those of 'Harmony,' but more weather-resistant. The tightly packed, pure white florets create very full, conical panicles with a unique 'quilted' effect. As the bloom ages, it turns a nice shade of green that lasts through most of the summer. The green foliage has wonderful wine-red fall color.

Fall Interest
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
72 - 96 Inches
Spacing: 
72 - 96 Inches
Spread: 
72 - 96 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Green
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White, changing to green as it ages.
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Colors: 
Red
Foliage Shade: 
Green, turning burgundy-red in fall.
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Landscapes

Maintenance Notes: 

Best in moist, well-drained soil. May need winter protection in the North.

Gatsby Moon® Hydrangea quercifolia 'Brother Edward' USPP 25,413, Can 5,348
  • I planted one of these 5 years ago and it is one of my favorite plants.It has something for all seasons, it has cool leaves all the time, the flowers start white and then dry as a pink/rust green that adds interest to the winter garden. Such a great, low maintenance shade plant!!!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Cindy
    Omaha
    Nebraska
    United States
    5 years ago
  • Excellent Plant, hardy, dependable bloomer.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Brenda Hill
    Cleveland
    Alabama
    United States
    6 years ago
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