Edith Bosley Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Edith Bosley' (H-1)

SKU
06832
One of the best on the market, offering large trusses of blooms for a dramatic spring display. Better than 'Purple Splendor', having larger, deeper purple flowers with a darker flair, along with exceptional cold hardiness and cleaner, longer lasting foliage. Ideal for foundation plantings or mixed borders. Evergreen.
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5 - 8

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, upright, rounded form; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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