Raise The Roof® Hoopla Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Hoopla' (H-1)

SKU
01977
Trusses of pink flowers with a pale yellow throat provide a spectacular display. A vigorous, cold-hardy hybrid developed at the University of Connecticut and named to salute the Husky Basketball teams. A very effective accent or low, informal hedge. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate-growing to 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland 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 NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Follow 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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