- Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 5 - 6 Feet
- Mature Spread 5 - 6 Feet
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
The Minnetonka Rhododendron is a spring-blooming beauty with dense growth, and it is easy to maintain. Light purple flowers have five points and feature dark markings on the center of the uppermost petal. The flowers grow in clusters, creating large stunning globes of blooms. Lustrous green leaves come to a point and frame the flowers. This stunner has a naturally rounded form, giving it more of a formal look.
Feature this lovely broadleaf evergreen in a bed, border, or mass planting. At about 6 feet tall, this Rhododendron can be used to create a border or hedge, conceal a foundation wall or add early spring-time color to a landscape. The Minnetonka Rhododendron grows as a perennial in USDA zones 5 through 8, and the flowers will attract pollinators.
Minnetonka Rhododendron Care
This plant prefers evenly moist, well-drained soil that is rich and slightly acidic. Water new plants once or twice a week. Established plants will only need water during a dry period. Plant this shrub in full sun to partial shade.
Apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring to support new growth. Minnetonka Rhododendron naturally maintains a good shape, but prune the shrub as needed after the blooms fade.
Minnetonka Rhododendron Spacing
This Rhododendron will reach 5 to 6 feet tall and wide. Plants can be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart to create a border or hedge-like planting.
Minnetonka Rhododendron Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8|
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 5 - 6 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 5 - 6 Feet|
|Spacing: 5 - 6 Fet|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering|
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Borders, Hedges & Privacy, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Minnetonka Rhododendron|
|Scientific Name: RHODODENDRON `MINNETONKA`|
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