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Dandy Man® Purple Rhododendron x

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
  • Mature Size
    • 72 - 96 Inches
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Dandy Man® Purple Rhododendron x
Part Sun to Sun 72 - 96

Features

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

Characteristics

Plant Type: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Evergreen
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
72 - 96 Inches
Spacing: 
72 - 108 Inches
Spread: 
72 - 96 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Early Spring
Bloom Time: 
Mid Spring
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Heat Zones: 
8
Water Category: 
Average
Soil PH Category: 
Acidic Soil
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Specimen or Focal Point
Uses 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
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