The light yellow flowers of this outstanding variety are rare for Rhododendrons, and this only adds to their already exceptional merit. Funnel-shaped, frilly blooms shine brightly atop dark evergreen foliage from mid to late spring. Grows 3-5' tall, spreads 6-8' wide. Ships in 4" pots. Zones 5-8 Rhododendron 'Capistrano'
Botanical Name: Rhododendron 'Capistrano'
Common Name: Rhododendron
Form: Evergreen shrub
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade
Height/Habit: 3 - 5'
Spread: 4 - 6'
Spacing: 6 - 8'
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Flowering Date: Mid to late spring.
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks.
Cut Flowers: No
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Frilly light yellow flowers shine bright above the attractive dark green, evergreen foliage. Outstanding flowers and foliage. Superb as a specimen plant or in a mass planting.
Flower Color: Lemon Yellow
Flower Form: Large trusses of funnel-shaped, frilly flowers.
Foliage Type: Evergreen, elliptic, healthy-looking, dark green foliage.
Resistance: Good pest and disease resistance.
Pruning: Prune to shape and remove dead wood. Remove spent flowers as they fade to prevent wasted energy on seed production.
Pruning Time: After flowering.
Soil Requirement: Well-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive soil.
Additional Information: One of Dr. David Leach's finest American hybrids. The clear light yellow flowers are rare for rhododendrons.
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