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Hotei Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Hotei' (H-3)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #00949

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Description A compact evergreen shrub, highly valued for its large ball-shaped trusses of beautiful, canary yellow flowers that create a beautiful contrast to the rich green foliage. An excellent foundation plant or low hedge. A stunning display of spring color in mass plantings.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and slightly wider.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Painted Fern (Athyrium); Gardenia (Gardenia); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
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 and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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