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Rhododendron 'Capistrano'


Rhododendron 'Capistrano' has large, pastel-yellow flowers with frilly edges and muted, deep green foliage.

Rhododendron 'Capistrano' has delicate pastel yellow flowers that are funnel shaped up to 2 inches across with frilly edges. Each truss has up to 15 flowers. Muted deep green, evergreen foliage provides a beautiful contrast. The growth habit is dense and mounding, 4 feet tall and wide. Responds well to pruning after flowering. Provide evenly moist, well-drained, acidic-based soil and mulch. Use as an accent, understorey or foundation shrub, mass planting and for winter interest. Hummingbird and pollinator attractor. Rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Rhododendron

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies

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

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