Double Besse Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Double Besse'

SKU
40558
Double raspberry flowers standout against bright green foliage. These blooms are so packed with petals and beautifully formed, they hardly look real. A wonderful specimen, border accent, or low-growing shrub for planting near entrances.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
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: 5 - 8

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