Compact Rosebay Rhododendron
Rhododendron maximum 'Compacta'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||roh-do-DEN-dron MAKS-ih-mum kom-PAK-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow grower 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs 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: 3 - 9