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Miyama™ Mendosina Rhododendron

Rhododendron yakushimanum x 'Mendosina'

SKU
09535
Beautiful glossy dark green foliage with large trusses of stunning purple-pink flowers with dark red flares on the upper lobes. Performs in cooler regions but some protection from winter wind is recommended. Makes an outstanding accent specimen or low, informal hedge.
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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsPartial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHolly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); 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: 6-9

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