Pontic Rhododendron

Rhododendron ponticum (H-2)

Item 1957

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USDA Zone:
5-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Narrow, leathery, green leaves on a dense, spreading habit topped by large trusses of spring flowers in lovely shades of lavender-purple. Excellent for use as a flowering hedge, screen or specimen. Evergreen.

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Average Size at Maturity
Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; larger with age.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Rhododendron ponticum (H-2)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Flower Color: Purplish-pink
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Asian/Zen

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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