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Plant of the Week


Rhododendron orbiculare 'Edinburgh'


A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage and pink flowers in spring. Attractive to bees and hummingbirds. To grow well, it prefers mostly sun - mostly shade and even moisture - regular water. Grows best in well-drained, rich and acidic soil. In need of something verticillium wilt resistant? This may be a good option.


Plant type: shrub

Plant family: Ericaceae

Foliage: evergreen green

Mature size: 3 FT - 4 FT - wide, 2 FT - 3 FT - tall

Flowers: pink blooms in spring

Uses: year round interestunique



USDA Zones: 7a - 9b

Sun exposure: mostly sun - mostly shade

Watering frequency: even moisture - regular

Resistant to: deer and rabbit, verticillium wilt

Soil needs: well-drained, rich and acidic

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