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Grandiflorum Catawba Rhododendron

Rhododendron catawbiense 'Grandiflorum' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron ka-taw-bee-EN-see
SKU #40557
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Beautiful clusters of large, long-lasting, lilac-purple, trumpet-shaped flowers with lightly speckled throats on an attractive, vigorous evergreen shrub with dense, deep green foliage. Excellent as an accent or background shrub in a mixed border or foundation planting, en masse as a showy group planting, or as an informal hedge.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color 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 growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, prefers evenly moist but not soggy soil. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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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.