Cherry Cheesecake Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Cherry Cheesecake'

Pronunciation: roh-do-DEN-dron
SKU #08159
5-7

Good to grow! 6

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OVERVIEW
Description Truly decadent blooms - these scrumptious flowers feature a white background with ruffled dark pink to red edges, and a deep red smudge on each upper lobe. A large-leafed variety with dark green leaves, a compact form, and mounding growth habit. A superb foundation shrub or border accent. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Tolerates Urban Pollution
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Accent
Design Ideas Unique flowers are eye-catching standout in any garden. Use this shrub as an accent for a single-color focal point. Also great for adding pizazz to lackluster plantings. Dense growth is ideal for cover-ups, privacy screens, along fences and to cloak footings of bare walls. Perfect for background just about anywhere in the garden.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
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: 5-7

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

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