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Pink Rosebay Rhododendron

Rhododendron maximum 'Roseum' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-do-DEN-dron MAKS-ih-mum
SKU #40576
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Spectacular late spring color from showy trusses of enchanting pink flowers on a vigorous, large, broadly rounded shrub with leathery, dark green foliage on red stems. Tolerates heavy shade and thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. Works well as a seasonal specimen in a mixed shrub border. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
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 first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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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.