Pearce's American Beauty Rhododendron
Rhododendron hybrid 'Pearce's American Beauty'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (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