Southgate® Elegance™ Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Fair City'
The exciting new Southgate Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.
Medium pink buds in spring
Evergreen or Deciduous
6, 7, 8, 9
Hardy to -10°F to 0°F
Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Dwarf, Heat Tolerance, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest
Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting
Part sun to shade
Water weekly (or more often in extreme heat).
Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter
Yearly in early spring
4-5' H x 4-5' W
After spring bloom
- water before planting
- plant in part shade to full shade
- dig hole 2X the width of pot
- backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
- water and add more soil if needed
- mulch plants