Hydrangea quercifolia 'Munchkin'

Munchkin Oakleaf Hydrangea

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If you are here in the summer or fall what color are the flowers of this plant? The flowers change color depending on the season: In early summer they are white, by mid-summer they begin to turn pink, and by fall they will have turned completely dark pink.

Munchkin oak-leaf hydrangea is derived from a shrub that is native to the moist woods of eastern north America. This plant has a dwarf form only reaching about four to five feet in width. It prefers rich, consistently moist soils, but can manage as an understory planting with supplemental watering. Apart from the beautiful conical flower heads, this hydrangea displays exceptional red fall color. In Zone 5 protect young plants in exposed locations with burlap and mulch. Prune after flowering as it flowers on old growth.

Plant Shape
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August
Bloom Color
Pink, White
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant, Understory
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9