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Rhododendron 'Lemon Dream'

(Rhododendron, 'Lemon Dream')

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$39.99
Hardiness Zones:
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Quick Overview:

Abundant, soft pastel yellow flowers adorn this plant in mid April into May. Best used as a mid-sized semi-shade garden plant in well drained areas. Will add bright spring interest to the typical white and pink shadier garden.

Details

Best grown in acidic, humusy, organically rich, medium moisture, moisture-retentive but well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers a sun dappled shade. Plant in a location protected from strong winter winds. Good soil drainage is essential (doesn't like "wet feet"). Poor drainage inevitably leads to root rot, therefore raised beds/plantings should be considered in heavy clay soils. Shallow, fibrous root systems (do not cultivate around plants) will benefit greatly from a mulch (e.g., wood chips, bark or pine needles) to help retain moisture and stabilize soil temperatures. Roots must never be allowed to dry out. Acidify soils as needed. Clip off spent flower clusters immediately after bloom as practicable.

Additional Information

Common Name Rhododendron, 'Lemon Dream'
Botanical Name Rhododendron 'Lemon Dream'
Container/Amount 2 gallon
Plant Category Shrub
Evergreen or Deciduous Evergreen
Hardiness Zone 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Height 3 ft.
Width 4 ft.
Growth Rate Average
Light Requirements Part-sun, Part-shade
Soil Condition Well-drained
Water Needs Average
Blooming Period May
Flower Color Yellow
Fragrance No
Foliage Color Green
Berry Color No
Deer Resistant Yes

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