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Gatsby Star® Oakleaf hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia

(2 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Fall
Mature Size
96" 96"
Height
72 - 96"
Spread
72 - 96"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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    Features

    It's got star power!

    Doubled blooms are similar to those of 'Snowflake', but the individual petals are pointed instead of rounded. The result is a beautiful, lacy panicle - and a very showy plant. It's a fun way to add some unexpected drama to woodland gardens.

    Fall Interest
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    72 - 96 Inches
    Spacing: 
    72 - 96 Inches
    Spread: 
    72 - 96 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    Will turn pink in fall.
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green foliage turns burgundy in fall.
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    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
    Maintenance Notes: 

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

    Gatsby Star® Hydrangea quercifolia 'Doughill' USPP 25,412, Can 5,305
  • 2 Reviews

    • This is by far the most beautiful oak leaf I have ever grown. I get compliments on it constantly, a must-have for hydrangea enthusiasts!

      Laura Hill
      Alabama
      United States
      5 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Beautiful, has the same bloom form as Snowflake, but sepals are pointed. Very white, likes shade and good drainage.

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