P.J.M. Compact Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'P.J.M. Compacta' (H-1)

SKU
08187
An exceptional, early blooming compact form with bright lavender-pink blooms. The foliage lends beautiful color to the winter garden as it takes on a burgundy coloring and provides a lovely contrast to the emerging flowers in spring. Among the hardiest of evergreen varieties, ideal for cooler northern climates.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8

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