Raise The Roof® Firestorm Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Firestorm' (H-1)

SKU
01976
Rich, bright red, wavy-edged blossoms are over three inches across, held in large, dome-shaped clusters. New leaves are lime green, darkening as they age. Its smaller stature makes this a versatile landscape shrub for foundation plantings and mixed borders. A vigorous, cold-hardy evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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: 4 - 8

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