Rhododendron 'Skookum' (H-1)
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
Provide well-drained, acidic soil, rich in organic matter. Avoid harsh sun and wind. Mulch to keep roots cool. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Remove spent blooms for a cleaner look.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9