President Roosevelt Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'President Roosevelt' (H-3)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Showy 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: 7 - 9