Buzzer Beater Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Buzzer Beater' (H-1)

SKU
01975
Trusses of pale yellow flowers provide a spectacular spring display. This new selection features large leaves and develops an upright mounded form with age. A vigorous, cold-hardy hybrid developed at the University of Connecticut and named to salute their Husky Basketball teams, this shrub withstands harsh winter climates in New England. Makes an outstanding accent specimen or low, informal hedge.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

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

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureGift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8

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