Boursault Catawba Rhododendron
Rhododendron catawbiense 'Boursault' (H-1)
|Description||Large bell-shaped trusses of lavender flowers with occasional reddish brown markings provide a spectacular display in spring. The dense, upright habit has a uniform, spreading branch structure with broad, evergreen leaves. Beautiful as an accent plant, or massed in a border or informal hedge.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, 15 ft. tall with age.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil with a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, prefers evenly moist but not soggy soil. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you choose as soon as they meet our quality standards and the garden center schedules a shipment. This can be as little as 21 days, but may take longer depending on the plant growth and your garden center's scheduled shipments.
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Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Lowe's 19 Texas Station Court
Timonium, Maryland 21093
Lowe's 10300 Mill Run Circle
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
Lowe's 1400 Taylor Avenue
Parkville, Maryland 21234
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.