Rhododendron x 'Scintillation' (H-2)
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Lore||Rhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Although this Rhododendron looks beautiful anywhere in the landscape, its size and showy coloring make it perfect for the middle to back of the border. Ideal with other acid-loving shrubs along foundations of the house or the base of a fence. Great background for virtually all perennials. Also works well to fill space beneath a large shade tree. A good backgrounder behind a smaller accent tree.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Spring Flowering|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8