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Elviira Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Elviira' (H-1)

SKU
03046
This compact evergreen shrub is a highly valued landscape ornamental. Large trusses of showy bright red flowers appear on even young plants. Prefers cooler regions. Very effective as an accent or low hedge.
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Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityCompact habit to only 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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: 4-8

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