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Rhododendron catawbiense 'Roseum Superbum'

Roseum Superbum Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Comments

Captivating large blooms that range from lavender to pink with gold blotches, adorn this stately variety in mid spring; an accent or border shrub that will definitely command attention; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil

Description

Captivating large blooms that range from lavender to pink with gold blotches, adorn this stately variety in mid spring; an accent or border shrub that will definitely command attention; absolutely must have well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil

Landscape Attributes

Roseum Superbum Rhododendron is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Roseum Superbum Rhododendron is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Roseum Superbum Rhododendron will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 feet

7 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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