Rhododendron x 'Ramapo' (H-1)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Design Ideas||Plant in small groupings in front of taller shrubs. Line several for edging or as mini-hedges to highlight plantings of perennials. Ideal for massing under tree canopies with other understory species. Ideal for small city gardens, courtyards and side yards, where space is a premium. The best plant for middle-front of the shrub border, where it can hide the bare legs of taller shrubs.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, 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: 4 - 8