Is Oakleaf best suited to my site?
Hi all - trying to determine best hydrangea for along the edge of my deck. I'm in the southern Adirondacks at the coldest end of zone 5, with reliable snow cover. Pretty sandy soil, planting at the top of a slope, so excellent drainage. Area is on NW side of house with trees nearby so only gets sun noon - 4pm. The one end nearest trees is dappled shade all day. White is my preferred color but mostly just hoping for reliable blooms without too much babying. I'm thinking oakleaf, but which one? Or am I better off with Annabelle (too floppy?) or endless summer (not white:() since i'm almost in zone 4? Any advice from you seasoned hydrangea folks is greatly appreciated!