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Taurus Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Taurus' (H-3)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #01029
6-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Gardenia (Gardenia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
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.

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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.