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Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen' (17 of 21)

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen'
Deciduous shrub noted for its large oak-like leaves and large clusters of cone-shaped white flowers
Plant in full sun in cooler zones; part shade further south
Plant in rich, moist, but well-drained soil; prune after flowering
Height: 6 feet; Width: 6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to partial shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; blooms may be damaged in late frosts.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in partial to moderate shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in partial to moderate shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in partial to moderate shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

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