Sike's Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea Growing and Maintenance Tips. Discovered by Sarah Sikes. Bigleaf Hydrangeas: Hydrangea macrophylla — Berlin, Pia, Rio & Wedding Gown; Peegee Hydrangeas: Hydrangea paniculata — Bobo, Peewee, Strawberry Sundae ('Strawberry Sundae is taller, 4-5', but it's still half the height of other H. paniculatas) Oakleaf Hydrangeas: Hydrangea quercifolia — Munchkin, Peewee, Sikes Dwarf Jul 4, 2017 - Explore Heidi Turner's board "Hydrangea oak leaf dwarf" on Pinterest. It is compact & dense, making it ideal for smaller residential applications. They are in cream lace-cap form turning pink with age. Oakleaf isn't the most vigorous around here but I'm banking on a 3' width. In late autumn the leaves turn crimson and hold on to the plant till late winter. It also has much smaller leaves than the species. It has large foliage; from summer to fall, panicles of bloom age from ivory to blush and finally to deeper shades of pinkish red. Oakleaf Hydrangea 'Sike's Dwarf' (Hydrangea quercifolia) by ViburnumValley Nov 24, 2007 10:37 PM 'Sikes Dwarf' oakleaf hydrangea beginning to turn fabulous fall colors, 10/07/06, Scott County KY As a dwarf selection of Hydrangea quercifola, Munchkin oakleaf hydrangea is wonderful flowering shrub for small gardens, containers. Unless I check the label on each plant, am unable to distinguish them from some other cultivars of Oakleaf's, as they are about the same height, 5-6 ft. Fall color is red to red-purple. This species is about half the size of most hydrangeas with a height and width of only 2 – 4 feet, making it perfect for smaller gardens and contained areas or even as a small hedge. Plant database entry for Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf') with 6 images and 22 data details. The foliage is reminiscent of Oak leaves, hence the name, and has great autumn color (see picture right). Adjusting the pH balance of the soil can change the flower colour from pink to blue in some cultivars. Sikes Dwarf Hydrangea makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. Small, prolific blooming, white-pink summer shrub with red fall color. Height to 70cm Width to 70cm Full sun to part shade Frost hardy Drought tolerant See more ideas about Hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, Oakleaf hydrangea. Hydrangea quercifolia, commonly called oakleaf hydrangea, is an upright, broad-rounded, suckering, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub that typically grows 4-6' (less frequently to 8') tall. Feb 20, 2017 - Sikes Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia 'sikes dwarf' ‘Sike's Dwarf’ is a dwarf mounded cultivar that matures to only 3-4' tall and to 3-4' wide. This true dwarf produces incredible 9 long clusters of flowers in early summer in full sun or partial shade. The oakleaf hydrangeas are reported to … White flowers and foliage of Hydrangea quercifolia Sikes Dwarf. This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. ... 'Sikes Dwarf' 'Sikes Dwarf' 3' x 4' smaller leaves 'Snowflake' Double white flowers, 6-8 ft. Sterile flowers, making the panicles very showy; 12" to 15" long and can cause stems to flop over. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf' « Previous Plant | Next Plant » Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf' Oakleaf Hydrangea. I can't seem to get a good width on the sikes dwarf. Oakleaf hydrangea fans may prefer ‘Pee Wee’ (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’). 'Sikes Dwarf' oakleaf hydrangea is a compact, upright selection with handsome closely spaced foliage and numerous white flower heads. 'Snow Queen' H.q. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years. The name Hydrangea, means “water vessel,” given for its cup-shaped seed capsules. Whereas the foliage on H. macrophylla species tends to be moderate sized, ovate or heart shaped, and smooth textured, oakleaf hydrangea foliage is large (4 to 12” long and wide, depending on the selection), lobed, and coarsely textured. Munchkin produces an abundance of white, 6.5″ tall, flowers, mid-Summer, held above dark green foliage. ‘Sikes Dwarf’. Sikes Dwarf oak-leaved hydrangea (Hydrangea nquercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf'): Compact, 2 to 3 feet high. This mini oakleaf grows 4 feet tall and 3 feet (around a meter) wide. Hydrangea quercifolia - smaller selections: ‘Pee Wee’, ‘Ruby Slippers’, ‘Munchkin’, ‘Sike’s Dwarf’ - Oakleaf Hydrangea. Prefers a well drained humus rich soil in full sun or part shade. Things ended up a little tighter than expected. You’ll recognize oakleaf hydrangea by its foliage. White, 3 to 4 inch long flower clusters, fade to pink. Read on for more oakleaf hydrangea information and tips on how to care for an oakleaf hydrangea. Height 3 - 4' Width 3 - 4' Finish Time 1.5 seasons. PLANT FACTS – Oakleaf Hydrangea. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) 'Sike's Dwarf' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Deciduous shrub with mid green oak shaped leaves turning bronze-red in autumn. The leaves are lobed and resemble those of oak trees. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Eventual height up to 0.6-0.9 metres This hydrangea has oak-shaped leaves that are green in spring to early autumn. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Deciduous Shrub A dwarf selection of the oakleaf hydrangea, a wonderful shrub offering bold foliage, summer to fall panicles of bloom that age from ivory to blush to deeper shades of pink, and fall color. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Oak Leaf Hydrangea’ The ‘Oakleaf’ Hydrangea. Hydrangea quercifolia is Winter hardy to zone 5. Hydrangea quercifolia species and cultivars were selected as one of Kentucky’s Theodore Klein Plant Award winners in 1999. Hydrangea 'Sikes Dwarf' Overview. Book Your Visit In order to limit capacity and encourage social distancing, free admission reservations are now required. The color show continues into fall when the foliage turns burgundy. It … "Pee Wee" oak-leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia "Pee Wee") grows 3 to 4 feet tall and 2 1/2 to 3 feet wide. The oak leaf foliage puts on a wonderful display of fall color, usually red. I have several H.q. Also thrives in heat, drought or poor soil, as long as it's well drained. Zoo Map An interactive digital map of all things at the zoo, covering all 49 acres. Sikes Dwarf Hydrangea will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf' Sike's Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea. Hours & Location The zoo is open 365 days a year, and entry is always free. Hardiness Zone: 5-9; Height: 3-4 ft; Spread: 3-4 ft; Bloom Color: Pink, White; Toss up between this and Pee Wee for small ones. Hydrangea Climbing Hydrangea. Sikes Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Sike’s Dwarf’) – This is another dwarf one that gets 3′ high and 4′ wide. 'Sikes Dwarf' is more compact than the others and may be best for smaller gardens. This dwarf oak leaf hydrangea has large conical flower heads 30cm long and 15cm wide. Dwarf hydrangea varieties are plentiful, each echoing the beauty and style of their larger counterparts. Oakleafs are native to the United States, unlike their famous cousins with pink and blue “mophead” flowers, and are tough, cold hardy and drought resistant. Oakleaf Hydrangea is a deciduous shrub that may grow to 8 feet. Still waiting for the golden shadows dogwood and sikes dwarf hydrangea. 'Sikes Dwarf' or 'Sykes Dwarf' that I purchased from a reputable propagation nursery a few years ago. It differs from the species by growing much smaller with smaller leaves and smaller flower panicles, and by having a more moderate growth habit with less freque… Springtime identification and pruning of dead branches on a Oak Leaf Hydrangea in Waukesha County Wisconsin. Snowflake oak-leaved hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'): Grows 5 to 8 feet high. This compact oakleaf hydrangea is a seedling of H. q. 2014 Theodore Klein Plant Award Winners. It is native to bluffs, moist woods, ravines and stream banks from Georgia to Florida to Louisiana. It has a low canopy. Shopping & Dining Hours, availability, and information about the Gift Shop and dining options. is a native of southeastern United States. Sikes Dwarf Hydrangea makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. All hydrangea naturally undergo some colour change to their flowers as they age. Hydrangea Sikes Dwarf is drought tolerant if it has to be, and can get by reasonably with intermittent irrigation once established. USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C) Exposure Full sun, Part sun. Outstanding color changes with the seasons! Blossoms start out white and gradually turn pink then rose red as summer progresses. Oak leaf Hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia Sike's Dwarf is a dwarf form of quercifolia. However, each has been bred to exhibit certain qualities considered superior to most native oakleafs. 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