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Gatsby Pink® Oakleaf hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia

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

Features

The best pink!

Gatsby Pink® oakleaf hydrangea boasts big, showy blooms that quickly transform from pure white to a glorious pink, providing months of color. Handsome dark green foliage turns burgungy-red in autumn. This North American native is perfect for woodland gardens and informal plantings.

Top three reasons to grow Gatsby Pink oakleaf hydrangea:

  • Native to North America
  • White flowers change to pink
  • Excellent fall color
Fall Interest
Salt Tolerant
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: 
Pink
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White flowers quickly change to pink
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Colors: 
Purple
Foliage Colors: 
Red
Foliage Shade: 
Green summer foliage turns mahogany-red in fall
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Moderate
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses Notes: 

Mixed borders, woodland gardens.

Maintenance Notes: 

Best in moist, well-drained soils. Prune after flowering. Fertilize in spring. May need winter protection in colder climates.

Gatsby Pink® Hydrangea quercifolia 'JoAnn' USPP 27,879, Can 5,639
  • I bought this plant from Krismer Plant Farm in the spring last year I planted it near my house in the front. This spring it started to bloom for the first time. At first beautiful white flowers bloomed all over the bush, then just about two weeks ago they began to turn pink, as the tag attached to the plant said they would. Now almost all of the blooms have turned pink. It is beautiful. I love it. I am trying to find another spot in the yard to plant another one.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Sue Lynch
    Cincinnati
    Ohio
    United States
    1 year ago
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