P.J.M. Elite Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'P.J.M. Elite' (H-1)
|Description||A neat, compact shrub with an attractive rounded shape covered with clusters of vibrant lavender-pink flowers in spring. Prized for winter hardiness, this P.J.M rhododendron has glossy, dark green foliage that takes on red-purple hues in fall and winter. An excellent choice for borders, mass plantings, or containers. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|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, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
|Lore||The P.J.M. rhododendron and some cultivar names of this group are derived from the initials of renown hybridizer Peter J. Mezitt.|
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
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.