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Pearce's American Beauty Rhododendron

Rhododendron hybrid 'Pearce's American Beauty'

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40579
A flowering shrub with a stunning display in late spring with splendid deep rose blooms, each set off by a bold gold flare. The compact, full trusses of flowers sit on an elegant collar of wide dark green leaves. This robust, cold hardy rhododendron makes an outstanding accent specimen or informal hedge. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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 during first growing season to establish root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Prune to shape after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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