Variegated Pontic Rhododendron

Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' ('Cheiranthifolium')

SKU
01953
Narrow green leaves feature a thin white margin making this shrub showy year round. Trusses of purple flowers add to the interest. A wonderful low hedge, foundation plant or specimen. Evergreen.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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 - 8

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