• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower, 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Spring Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Late spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:roh-doh-DEN-dron HIB-rid
    Plant type:Shrub, Rhododendron
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 6, 15 - 17
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower, 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Design IdeasThis moderate-sized Rhodie makes the ideal privacy screen or hedge. Ideal for narrow side yards or against fences for a big evergreen background.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.