White Catawba Rhododendron
Rhododendron catawbiense 'Album' (H-1)
Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron ka-taw-bee-EN-see
|Description||Stunning clusters of white trumpet-shaped flowers in mid-spring. Large, narrow, dark green foliage cloaks the upright, rounded form. One of the hardiest and most dependable, this classic Ironclad rhododendron is sun and shade tolerant but thrives as an understory shrub in a dappled sun position. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil with a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Protect from harsh afternoon sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, prefers evenly moist but not soggy soil. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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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.