Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst'
  • Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst'

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst'

£19.95

(Oak-leaved Hydrangea) Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst' is a rare, medium sized shrub with oak-like leaves and flowers heads in late summer which are cream in colour when they emerge, gradually turning dark amethyst red as they age. 

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A lovely rare shrub with upright heads of creamy-white flowers which turn to dark amethyst red as they age in late summer. The lovely colour of the flowers stands out well against the green oak-like leaves. Later on in autumn the leaves can turn good shades of purple and red before falling.

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst' is an excellent shrub for a position in sun or light shade, also looking good as port of a woodland border.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst' grows to be a medium sized, branching shrub.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years.
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years.
  • Notes: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amethyst' is an excellent companion plant for other Hydrangea and is highly suitable for group planting.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Flowering Season - Autumn (September - November), To grow in a pot

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