Abbey's Re-View® Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'GREARV'

Large flowers appear in early spring, then rebloom in fall. High temperatures don't stop this heat tolerant variety from producing loads of beautiful flowers. The evergreen foliage is disease resistant and maintains excellent color for year-round interest. Great for borders, foundation plantings and woodland gardens.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-do-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring, repeating in fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHolly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Prefers fertile well-drained organic soil and adequate moisture. Part shade or filtered sun is ideal in warmer regions. Prune to shape and feed with an acid fertilizer after the first major spring bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

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