Rhododendron x 'Taurus' (H-3)
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Gardenia (Gardenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
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