Hydrangea quercifolia Gatsby GalŪ

Gatsby SeriesŪ

Oakleaf Hydrangea

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Impressively large flowers on shorter plants than typical for the Oakleafs, making Gatsby GalŪ a great choice for smaller gardens. Huge panicles of pure white are held upright above the foliage. Beautiful fall foliage color. Proven WinnersŪ selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Oakleaf Hydrangea is a shining star in the Native shrub category. Fabulous leaf shape and habit combine with gorgeous cone-shaped flowers. The Gatsby SeriesŪ includes new varieties developed by Douglas and Brenda Hill of Cleveland, Alabama destined to be as classic as their literary namesake. Showy and carefree. See Gatsby MoonŪ and Gatsby StarŪ for additional choices from this stunning series.

Details

Item Code: HYGG
Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 5-6'
Spacing: Plant 5-6' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: #25106 'Brenhill'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Hedge
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Hydrangea General Information

Hydrangea are superb in the border for summer and autumn color. This shade-tolerant shrub is perfect for under trees and in the shadows of buildings. Provides winter interest too if flowers are left on. Great for indoor decorating as their flowers are easily dried.

Hydrangea Plant Care

Can be left untouched, but any desired pruning should be done before August to avoid damaging next year's flower buds. Blooms on old wood. Older specimens can be refreshed by removing 3-5 of the oldest stems every 3 years or so.