Sunday, July 18, 2010

Oak Leaf Hydrangeas

You know I love my hydrangeas but I only have the blue/purple variety. My mom is quite the master gardener and introduced me to her gorgeous white oak leaf hydrangea.

The leaves really look like oak tree leaves!

The white flowers are so light and airy

I think I need to get one of these for my garden!

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Yellow House said...

I've never seen these before! How fun!

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Eve said...

I don't think I've ever seen these before either. They're so flat, the little flowers. Really pretty.

marlis said...

ooh never have seen these. they are beautiful. not something that might so well in sweltering, dry west texas.. I live vicariously. thanks for dropping by!

Blue Creek Home said...

Hi Heather,

Thanks for stopping by tonight.

My sister in North Alabama has several large Oak Leaf Hydrangeas. I love them too.
I think it was Southern Living that had the directions for taking cuttings from a hydrangea bush and growing them in a pot until the next planting season. I am thinking of doing this with my sister's bush as it is about 35 years old. Seems a little more special somehow.

Pieces of Dreams said...

Hi Heather, Karen here! Love your pictures of the oak leaf hydrangea. I have something similar without the oak leaves...has regular hydrangea leaves. I love it because, like you say, so light and airy with the white flowers...then they turn a light pink...then they turn a rich berry color...Magnificent.

Thanks for the visit to your blog. I am going to join as a follower and learn how to make the watermellon faucet! Cheers, Karen

Sarah @ Sugar Bananas! said...

These are gorgeous! I love hydrangeas - they were in my wedding bouquet. Thanks for posting these beauties :)


rustandruffles said...

Love the white hydrangeas, and especially love how they can be dried in the fall and kept through the dreary winter months!
Happy WW!

Olive Cooper said...

Oh yea Heather these are beautiful and I want some too. Happy WW. olive♥

Cabin and Cottage said...

So, so beautiful! Thanks for sharing! Jacqueline

KarenHarveyCox said...

How lovely. I love Hydrangeas, but these white ones are so gorgeous.

~~Carol~~ said...

My neighbor has one of these, and I admire it every year! I think I need one too, because they really are quite stunning!
Happy WW!

Boogieboard Cottage said...

I really love your oak leaf hydrangeas, so beautiful! Happy WW, Mary

Olde Tyme Marketplace said...

These are beautiful! First time seeing them. I would love to grow them~ may have to look into it for next year!
Beth said...

Hi Heather, I'm That's one of my blogs anyway. I agree with you. That flower is stunning. I want one too. I finally have a garden. It's coming very slowly but surely.


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