Rhododendron 'Slam Dunk'

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Trusses of frilly, rose-colored flowers with a burgundy blotch provide a spectacular display. A vigorous, cold-hardy hybrid developed at the University of Connecticut as part of their Raise the Roof® series named to salute their championship basketball teams. A very effective accent or low, informal hedge. Evergreen. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja
  • Light Needs : Partial Sun
  • Water Needs : Moderate
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Botanical Name Rhododendron x 'Slam Dunk' (H-1) Raise the Roof® Series
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 5 - 10 Feet
Mature Spread 4 - 7 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Pink
Bloom Time Spring
Light Needs Partial Sun
Habit N/A
Special Uses Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses Hedges and Screens
Water Needs Moderate
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care 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.
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