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Florence Parks Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Florence Parks' (H-1)

SKU
40559
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.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturitySlowly growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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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