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Crete Rhododendron

Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Crete'

SKU
40606
Magenta-pink buds open to light rosy-pink flowers then fade to white. Leaves have rich green tops with velvety tan undersides. A mounding evergreen shrub with thick, rich green leaves.
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6-9

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Partial sun

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

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
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: 6-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!