Rhododendron x 'Hellikki' (H-1)Item #1622 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Dense evergreen shrub is a highly valued landscape ornamental. Large trusses of showy dark violet-red flowers appear on even young plants. Prefers cooler regions. Very effective as an accent.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Dense growing shrub to 5 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:Purplish-pinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Light Needs:Partial sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.