Wojnar's Purple Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Wojnar's Purple' (H - 1)

SKU
01989
Compact in habit and exceptional in hardiness, this hybrid selection bears large clusters of showy purple blooms in mid-spring. The wide-flaring, wavy-edged, funnel-shaped blossoms have a red-purple center and black-blotched upper lobe. Rounded form is densely furnished with deep green foliage.
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5-9

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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: 5-9

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