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Nova Zembla Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Nova Zembla' (H-1)

Item 0975

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

A small, dense, upright, evergreen shrub prized for its large trusses of showy, bright red flowers. A cold hardy rhododendron that thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. Flower color develops a deep pink tone in sunnier exposures. Very useful in foundation plantings or as a landscape accent.

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I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Rhododendron x 'Nova Zembla' (H-1)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring
Flower Color: Red
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: This powerful Rhodie is incredibly versatile and vibrant for a plant that lives on the edge of shade and sun. Dense foliage makes good foundation planting or hedge. May be planted as a single accent or grouped in islands around the edges of sparsely canopied trees. Ideal for separating driveways or front yards. Plant where it gets enough sun to backlight the flowers, which will make the gorgeous color 'pop'.

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 and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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