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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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, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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