Elviira Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Elviira' (H-1)

SKU
3046
This compact evergreen shrub is a highly valued landscape ornamental. Large trusses of showy bright red flowers appear on even young plants. Prefers cooler regions. Very effective as an accent or low hedge. Compact habit to only 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide. Partial sun.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityCompact habit to only 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Key FeatureCompact Habit

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.

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