Purple Passion Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Purple Passion' (H-3)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Gardenia (Gardenia)|
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: 6-9