Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sike's Dwarf'

Sike's Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea

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. The oakleaf hydrangeas are reported to be more resistant to deer damage than other hydrangeas.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


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

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Fall Color, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red Orange

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

Plant Combos