Yellow Petticoats Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Yellow Petticoats' (H-3)
|Description||Handsome, dark green foliage backs showy, dense trusses of clear, deep yellow, frilly flowers in spring. A profuse bloomer on a compact growing habit. Perfect for use as an informal hedge or foundation plant. Works well for containers. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Most unusual color deserves a special place in foundation beds and mixed shady borders. Bright spot for beneath large shade trees and groves. Add to outdoor living space perimeter to create variation from traditional rhodie colors. Blends nicely into naturalistic wild gardens around conifers and maples.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Gardenia (Gardenia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
|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.