dwarf rhododendron shade

A must have! Evening Glow – 5', -5F. Tolerates sun and shade. It even blooms well in deep shade. New foliage is bronze, changing to green with maturity. Rhododendron minus – 4', -15F, the Carolina rhododendron, is a native American plant that grows wild in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It grows to 4 feet and bears deep purple-pink flowers. Has a tall upright plant. Blushing pink blooms that hummingbirds find irresistible. It needs shade from hot sun. Dark glossy leaves cover the broad, mounding plant. The flowers are beautiful, soft peach-pink. Its early bright lavender-pink blooms are so early that sometimes the blooms are killed by an early frost. Belle Heller – 5', -10F. Ho-Oden –  Blooms in early mid-season. [Return to List]. It can tolerate full sun in certain areas, although windy sites should be avoided. Hardy, vigorous, densely foliated and heavy blooming plant. R. mucronatum, the Snow azalea, has Chinese ancestry but is not found in the wild. Each pearl pink flower is made showier by a dark rose blotch at the base. To be useful in full sun, rhododendron and azaleas must 1) be lace bug resistant, 2) not be prone to sun scald, and 3) not be prone to root rot. For hardiness: 'Blaauw's Pink' salmon pink is hardy to Zone 6, -5° F. For locations with more shade, it is best to stick with rhododendrons that are known to tolerate more shade. They are held in groups of three, with many on a single branch. Crater Lake – 4-5', -5F. County of York – 6', -15F. Flowers are tubular shaped, about 2 inches wide, and can vary in shading from white to pink. As the season progresses, the mound becomes a superb jade green with rose-red bud scales for another show of color. Hardy to +5F. Flowers range in color from lilac to rose with green or brown markings in the throat. They are very hardy, among the hardiest and most shade tolerant rhododendrons. Pride Of Mobile (Elegans Superbum) –  Blooms in mid-season. Red Eye –  5', -10F. Colour Palette in Dwarf Rhododendrons. Rhododendrons in the 'P.J.M.' [Return to List]. Greenish spots on the petals. Its frilled flowers are light lavender-blue with a prominent purple flare. Plenty of leathery leaves enable the plant to grow well in full sun and moderate heat and is cold hardy. The bright rose flowers, with a deeper throat, have brownish spotting. pink form R. hyperythrum R. hyperythrum - It has mediumpink buds that open to white with a prominent The fragrant frilled flowers open a pale pink that fades to white. It doesn't bloom at Christmas time as the name might indicate. They include: Camilla's Blush – 5', -15F. One of the reasons rhododendrons in the 'P.J.M.' This large growing, vigorous rhododendron tolerates exposure to full sun. Mrs. Charles E. Pearson – 6', -5F. The hybrid Rhododendron P.J.M. Open and upright, the new growth is bright red, and creates quite a display in itself. ‘Rosy Lights’ is an azalea that offers extra cold hardiness. R. austrinum, the Florida Azalea, is a deciduous azalea found from northwest Florida to Georgia, Alabama and southeast Mississippi. Flowers are rounded trusses emerging first as blush pink and quickly fading to white, much like yak hybrids. group are such heavy bloomers is that the plants do not set seed. A year-round mulch of rotted oak leaves will also provide natural nutrients and will help keep the soil cool and moist. Pink Lace –    3', 0F. Its blossoms are approximately 1.2 to 1.8 inches across and come is shades of yellowish orange, through orange to deep red. Leaves are often wider and can be partly deciduous. Will take sun. Blooms in mid-season. On the other hand, if shade is too dense, it can cause fewer blooms and spindly growth. The group of evergreen azaleas that does best in shade is the R. obtusum series including the Kurume Azaleas. Retired veterinarian and longtime plant breeder Dr. John Thornton of Franklinton, La. The plant gives best results in full sun and is easily rooted. group are smaller, growing to a height of 3 to 5 feet tall. The flowers are deep red-purple with an interesting eye. Pathfinder –    Orange buds open to golden flowers, deep golden blotch [Return to List]. Medium height. R. austrinum makes an excellent landscape plant as well as a valuable hybridizing resource, especially in southern gardens where heat tolerance is important. has been hybridizing for heat tolerance extensively using the species hyperythrum. A reliable 'iron-clad, English Roseum is also sun and cold tolerant to -25F. Others will become infested with lace bugs if raised in full sun. Beautiful flowers of deep crimson with black marking. Plentiful pale violet flowers are amid a bushy blue-green mat of leaves. They require some shade and don't seem to be too adversely affected by moderate shade. A range of different hardiness Zones grow more slowly than full-size azaleas of full sun mid-season! 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