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Rhododendron 'Bloombux'


Rhododendron 'Bloombux' is a dwarf evergreen shrub with soft pink flowers and glossy green leaves.

Rhododendron 'Bloombux' is a relatively new hybrid cross between R. hirsutum and micranthum that tolerates a wider soil pH than most. A compact, dwarf, evergreen shrub that is 20 to 36 inches tall and wide. Foliage is dense, glossy green and ovate providing beautiful contrast to its clusters of miniature, soft pink flowers in June. Responds well to pruning after flowering. Slow growing. A good alternative to boxwood hedging. Use as a border for beds, understorey plantings and in containers. Pollinator attractor.

Common Name: Rhododendron

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Sea level to ca. 5000 m, coniferous and broadleaved woodlands, temperate & tropical rain forests


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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