Yaku Princess Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Yaku Princess' (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 grower to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Ideal planted in the middle of borders with other acid-loving shrubs, along house foundations or to soften the base of a fence. Great background for virtually all perennials and works well to cover ground beneath and behind a smaller accent tree. Also makes a good hedge when left to grow into its natural shape.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|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 - 9