PRE-ORDER FOR SPRING - All orders made now will be delivered in Spring 2023 - LEARN MORE

Henry's Red Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Henry's Red' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #00944
4-8

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Change Location
OVERVIEW
Description This dense-growing evergreen shrub is a highly valued landscape ornamental. The large trusses of showy flowers create a beautiful contrast to the dark green foliage. Prefers cooler regions, but some protection from winter wind is helpful. Wonderful for use singly as an accent or in mass plantings.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Rhodies are perfectly suited to foundation planting under windows where they cover up ugly footings with evergreen foliage year around. The perfect plant for acidic soils beneath canopies of large shade trees or even smaller accent trees. Very bright flowers are good attention-getter at focal points with groups of them intensifying this effect. Fleshes out planting areas too narrow for larger standard rhodies. Good for edging outdoor living spaces with cooling, rich green foliage and close up appreciation of huge flower trusses.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

Buy Online

This plant is not available to purchase online.

Check a local Monrovia retailer.

Buy Locally

This plant may be available in these stores:

Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.

More stores near you >

About Us

Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region

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.

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.