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Rhododendron 'Virginia Richards'

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Small compact evergreen shrub, highly valued for its large trusses of showy pink and apricot tinted flowers - beautiful contrast to the dark green leaves. Prefers cooler regions. Very effective as an accent. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Rhododendron x 'Virginia Richards' (H-3)
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype RHODODENDRON
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6 - 9
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Habit Compact, Round, Round
Special Uses Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Showy Flowers, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Landscape Uses Border, Hedges and Screens
Flower Color Pink
Bloom Time Spring

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