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Boursault Catawba Rhododendron

Rhododendron catawbiense 'Boursault' (H-1)

SKU
00905
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.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron ka-taw-bee-EN-see
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, 15 ft. tall with age.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHolly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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

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