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Pink Parasol Rhododendron

Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Pink Parasol' (H-2)

Beautiful clusters of two-toned pink and white blooms that are perfectly complemented by the dense mass of elongated blue-green leaves with tan velveteen undersides. A showy evergreen shrub to use as a specimen or in mass plantings.
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Good to grow! 5


Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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  • Lowe's

    120 Airport Road Ames IA 50010

  • Earl May Garden Center

    1530 S.e. Blackthorne Dr. Waukee IA 50263

  • Lowe's

    1700 50th Street West Des Moines IA 50266

  • Lowe's

    450 South Jordan Creek Parkway West Des Moines IA 50266

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower 3 ft. tall to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge
Light NeedsPartial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Azalea (Azalea)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!