Cherry Cheesecake Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Cherry Cheesecake'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|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.|
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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.