rhododendron 'helsinki university'*

Size: 3 gallon

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  • clusters of bright pink, trumpet-shaped flowers with red-orange flecks 
  • textured, leathery, green leaves
  • upright, rounded habit
  • marjatta cultivar
  • bloom time: late spring
  • zone 4 
  • height 100-125cm
  • spread 100-125cm 
  • colour pink 
  • rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade
  • any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set
  • plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • evergreen
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)