Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

Alice oakleaf hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice'
Plant Botanical Name: 
Hydrangea quercifolia
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Alice'
USBG Plant Location: 
Bartholdi Park
Sunlight: 
Full sun to part shade
Plant Soil Type: 
Does best in well-drained, organically rich garden soil
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Preforms best with consistently moist soil, although once established, it can take dry soil

Noteworthy oakleaf cultivar due to large white blooms that fade to pink and foilage that turns bronze, maroon and purple in the fall.