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Florence Parks Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Florence Parks' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #40559
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A classic rhododendron, and notably one of the most hardy purple varieties available. This extremely floriferous midseason bloomer produces abundant, star-shaped whorls of attractive deep purple flowers that partner beautifully with the exceptionally nice, dark green foliage. Ideal for foundation plantings or mixed borders. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring
Mature Size Slowly growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil with a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established, prefers evenly moist but not soggy soil. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.