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
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 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.