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March Madness Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'March Madness' (H-1) Raise the Roof® Series

Item 020195

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USDA Zone:
4-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Trusses of rose-colored flowers with a small red blotch provide a spectacular display, blooming two to three weeks before other large-leaf Rhododendrons. A vigorous, cold-hardy, compact evergreen. This shapely shrub is perfect for use in borders or as an informal hedge.

Price: $109.00

Price: $64.00

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Shipping Timeline:

Your plant(s) will begin shipping to Virginia on March 1st, 2017. As all of our plants are actively growing, we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards.

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I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing to 5 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Rhododendron x 'March Madness' (H-1) Raise the Roof® Series
Deciduous/ Evergreen: No
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: No
Special Feature: Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Cottage

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

This vigorous, cold-hardy hybrid was developed at the University of Connecticut and is named to salute the Husky Basketball teams.

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