Percy Wiseman Rhododendron

Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Percy Wiseman' (H-2)

SKU
40608
Lovely spring flowers emerge in shades of peach, pink and cream before fading to creamy white. The thick green leaves have velvety tan undersides. A vigorous and versatile evergreen shrub that is ideal to use for a mass planting, low hedge or foundation plant, but works equally well as a landscape accent or specimen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Accent, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Provide well-drained, acidic soil, rich in organic matter. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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