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President Roosevelt Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'President Roosevelt' (H-3)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #01978
7-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant: 6

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OVERVIEW
Description A stunning evergreen with prominently variegated foliage and blooms. A sprawling habit with deep green leaves, each accented with an irregularly-shaped, bright golden yellow center. Provides multi-season interest in the landscape. Rounded trusses of vibrant, red flowers with visible white centers explode in spring. An exceptional specimen plant.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Gardenia (Gardenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia)
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 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: 7-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

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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.