Yaku Princess Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Yaku Princess' (H-2)

SKU
01052
A dense, compactly branched low grower with showy pinkish white blooms that create a striking contrast against the deep olive green foliage. A low maintenance vigorous grower. A wonderful foundation plant or planted alone as a colorful accent. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-do-DEN-dron
LoreRhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasIdeal planted in the middle of borders with other acid-loving shrubs, along house foundations or to soften the base of a fence. Great background for virtually all perennials and works well to cover ground beneath and behind a smaller accent tree. Also makes a good hedge when left to grow into its natural shape.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact, Spreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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