- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 9
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
Now northern gardeners can enjoy rhododendron!
This hard-working hybrid rhododendron was developed by Joe Parks, who devoted himself to developing rhododendrons that could thrive in the climate of New England. It has proven itself hardy in Maine and New Hampshire.Heat Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:72 - 96 InchesSpacing:72 - 108 InchesSpread:72 - 96 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:greenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SpringBloom Time:Mid SpringBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bHeat Zones:8Water Category:AverageSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
A good choice for foundation plantings, woodland gardens and mixed borders.Maintenance Notes:
Prefers moist, well-drained soils with pH between 5.5-7.5. Apply rhododendron fertilizer in spring. Trim after flowering.Dandy Man® Purple Rhododendron x 'LAVJ2011' USPP 26,976