This compact shrub packs a punch with large, showy flowers. Those blooms make it a striking focal point in spring. The lush foliage remains an attractive low hedge or border plant all year–round. Butterflies love it, but deer tend not to bother this variety. Cunningham's Blush Rhododendron is shipping now, ready to fill out any gaps in your summer garden display.
Rhododendron x 'Cunningham's Blush' (H2)
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade
Height/Habit:36 - 48 inches
Spread:5 - 6 feet
Spacing:4 - 6 feet
Flowering Date:Mid to late spring.
Planting Instructions:Avoid windy, exposed areas. Set plant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly. Apply mulch to retain moisture and protect the shallow roots.
Winter Care:Maintain mulch through the winter months. Never allow to dry out. Remove mulch in early spring before growth starts.
Flower Form:Open, funnel-shaped flowers that bloom in trusses.
Foliage Type:Oblong, coarse, dark green, glossy, evergreen foliage. Grows in a dense, upright, spreading habit. Grows wider than it does tall.
Pruning:Prune to shape and remove dead wood and broken branches. Deadhead flowers as they fade. After flowering.