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Minnetonka Rhododenron

Rhododendron x 'Minnetonka' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #31419
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A dense and spreading compact shrub with handsome dark green, glossy foliage. This hardy mid-season bloomer heralds spring with deep red-violet buds. Big clusters of light purple flowers with lighter centers and vivid orange-yellow spots on the lobes nearly cover the plant with gorgeous dome-shaped trusses. Ideal for smaller gardens in containers, shrub borders and informal hedges.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Mid-spring
Mature Size Slow growing to 3-4 ft. tall, 4-5 ft. wide in ten years.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
CARE
Care Easily grown in acidic, well-drained soils that include peat moss and humus-rich amendments. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Protect from harsh sun and wind. Prune only as needed to shape, immediately after flowering.

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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.