Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

P.J.M. Rhododendron

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Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Rhododendron x 'P.J.M.' Play audio of plant name
  • Family: Rhododendron
  • Parent: Rhododendron species and hybrids
  • Related Cultivars:

    Rhododendron catawbiense 'Roseum Elegans'
    Rhododendron x 'Aglo'
    Rhododendron x 'Anna H. Hall'
    Rhododendron x 'Boule de Neige'

  • Zone: H-1
  • Plant Size: 3-5'
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Habit: Rounded
  • Culture:

    Rhododendrons in bloom are among the most striking and beautiful of all plants. They are however, fastidious about their cultural requirements: 1

  • Notes:

    Lavender-pink flowers. A small-leafed evergreen turning mahogany in winter. The most durable and winter-hardy Rhododendron for the upper Midwest.

  • Rhododendrons :

    Rhododendrons are commonly divided into two general groups: 1. Azaleas, which are mainly deciduous with funnel-shaped flowers contained 5 stamens 2. Rhododendrons, which are mainly evergreen with bell-shaped flowers containing 10 or more stamens.

  • Pruning:Pruning animation

    Heading back is done to shape and reduce the size of the plant. Cut prominent shoots back inside the body of the plant to where they meet another branch.

    Heading back may be done from late fall to mid-July.

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