Rhododendron x 'Taurus' (H-3)
|Description||An impressive, high-impact evergreen shrub for year-round enjoyment. Deep red buds contrast nicely with the handsome, deep green leaves. Mature plants bloom early to mid-season with large, glowing red flowers. Similar to 'Grace Seabrook', but with larger stature. An excellent choice for a foundation plant or hedge.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Gardenia (Gardenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||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: 6-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.