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Bubblegum Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Bubblegum'

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #40587
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Trusses of bubblegum pink, lightly scented flowers explode in spring, offset by showy reddish stems and a dense backdrop of small deep green leaves that turn bronze over the winter months. A low, compact evergreen that is a perfect foreground for larger flowering shrubs. Works well for containers.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Holly (Ilex); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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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.