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Ruby Slippers Hydrangea Overview
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Ruby Summer Blooms and Fiery Fall Color”

Ruby Slippers is a small deciduous shrub with impressive summer flowers. These would make an outstanding shrub hedge along a property line, or you could do a mass planting for amazing summer color in your yard. Hydrangeas are always spectacular and your Ruby Slippers is no exception.

The dark green deeply-lobed leaves are reminiscent of Oak leaves and create a nicely-rounded, vibrant shrub all summer long. Those same leaves transform into a spicy red in the fall for an additional season of color.

In the summer, long 9-inch spikes of clustered white blossoms will reach high above the foliage, slowly maturing to a hot pink and eventually resemble the “ruby slippers” for which your shrub is named.

Ruby Slippers has a compact, dense nature that makes it useful for smaller spaces, but the extrusive nature of the flower spikes ensures that it’s eye-catching in almost any garden location.

Butterflies and other pollinators will be drawn to your yard by those prolific blooms as well, benefiting your wildlife as well as your other plantings. Your Ruby Slippers is not only beautiful but a sturdy and easy to grow plant. It doesn’t require pruning, but is amenable to it if you choose to do a little shaping.

It’s fast growing, so just plant it and walk away. Soon you’ll reap the benefits of all its unique features. *Outstanding Flowers *Lovely Foliage *Hardy *Wildlife Interest

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Ruby Slippers Hydrangea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 3 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 5 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White and Pink
Fall Color Red