Yellow Petticoats Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Yellow Petticoats' (H-3)

SKU
01050
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.
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6 - 9

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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
LoreRhododendron was named and classified by Linnaeus who named it from the Greek for rose tree.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasMost 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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