Everred Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Everred' (H-2)

SKU
42987
The foliage is the focus of this unique Rhododendron variety. Glossy leaves are a dark reddish-purple all year long. Bell-shaped deep-red flowers hang in loose clusters late spring. The compact shape is perfect for smaller gardens. Thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. A versatile landscape shrub for foundation plantings and mixed borders.
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6 - 10

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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

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

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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