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Yaku Princess Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Yaku Princess' (H-2)

Pronunciation: roh-do-DEN-dron
SKU #01052
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate grower to 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Design Ideas Ideal 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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Rhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.

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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.