Nova Zembla Rhododendron - Rhododendron x 'Nova Zembla'

Exceptionally hardy and one of the most popular all time Rhododendrons valued for abundant clusters of stunning funnel shaped trusses of dark red blooms in mid spring. Dark green glossy foliage. A great accent for the border or as an informal hedge.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Prefers moist well drained slightly acidic humus type soils. Can add peat moss, bark mixtures. If in alkaline soils acidify with aluminum sulfate. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. 

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