Rhododendron 'Sugar Puff'



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Description

Height: 4-5 feet
Spread: 4-5 feet
Zones: 5-9

Compact form makes this ideal for use in smaller landscape spots. Tolerate wet soils better than other Rhododendrons. Showy red branch stems peek out from sparse foliage during flowering and add to this charming surprise. Expanding flower buds burst open to reveal trusses of puffy white flowers that cover up the plant. Blooms late March to early April.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Likes moist, well-drained soil, mulch, and winter wind protection. Responds well to a specialized Azalea/Rhodie, acid fertilizer application. Prune to shape in summer immediately after blooming subsides.