Southgate® Radiance™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Tyler Morris'

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Bloom/Feature

Deep lavender buds open to light purple in spring

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Dwarf, Heat Tolerance, Year-Round Interest

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

4-5' H x 4-5' W

Pruning

After spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part Sun to Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants