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Hellikki Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Hellikki' (H-1)

SKU
01622
Dense evergreen shrub is a highly valued landscape ornamental. Large trusses of showy dark violet-red flowers appear on even young plants. Prefers cooler regions. Very effective as an accent.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityDense growing shrub to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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