English Roseum Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'English Roseum' (H-1)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Use this romantic lavender-flowering hybrid at the back of the shrub border with others of its size. Plant as a single accent outside a special window or use to fill a barren corner of the yard. Makes a foolproof front-yard display plant to fill in side-yard gaps and disguise utilities. Makes a good evergreen hedge for privacy or to absorb sound.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Bright Spring Flowers|
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