Rhododendron x 'Hotei' (H-3)Item #0949 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
A compact evergreen shrub, highly valued for its large ball-shaped trusses of beautiful, canary yellow flowers that create a beautiful contrast to the rich green foliage. An excellent foundation plant or low hedge. A stunning display of spring color in mass plantings.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and slightly wider.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:roh-doh-DEN-dronDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and slightly wider.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:YellowFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsPainted Fern (Athyrium); Gardenia (Gardenia); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
- CareCare InformationProvide 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 and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.Light Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.