Raise The Roof® Huskymania Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Huskymania' (H-1)

SKU
01979
A stunning breakthrough in H-1 rhododendrons. Violet flower buds open to display purple-blue blossoms with greenish speckling. The color of the flower trusses are reminiscent Husky Basketball team's color for which this plant is named. This vigorous, cold-hardy hybrid is perfect for use as a showy accent or low, informal hedge. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Gardenia (Gardenia)

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: 4-8

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