Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'

Ruby Slippers Oakleaf Hydrangea

Deciduous Shrub

A dwarf oakleaf hydrangea with a big personality! 'Ruby Slippers' produces large, nearly full sized flower heads on compact plants that emerge white and then age to red. Fall color is burgundy red.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Sun

Water Needs: Average


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Bold
Foliage Quality: Bold

Features: Fall Color, Flowers, Attractive Foliage, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Summer, Jun, Jul
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low
Maintenance Tasks: Once-a-Year Care

Plant Combos