Roseum Elegans Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans' (H-1)
|Description||A vigorous-growing, medium-sized evergreen shrub, valued for its large trusses of rose-lilac-colored flowers. Thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. An outstanding choice for foundation plantings or for use as an accent specimen.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||This moderate-sized Rhodie makes the ideal privacy screen or hedge. Ideal for narrow side yards or against fences for a big evergreen background.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Provide well-drained, acidic soil, rich in organic matter. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. 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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