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Rhododendron 'Hino Crimson'

Hino Crimson' Rhododendron, 'Hino Crimson' Azalea, Early Midseason Rhododendron, Mid Season Rhododendron, Evergreen Rhododendron


Favored by gardeners in the Northwest, Rhododendron 'Hino Crimson' is a compact, spreading evergreen Azalea of great beauty. Blooming in early to mid spring, it displays an abundance of ball-shaped trusses each counting up to 6 brilliant scarlet red flowers with dark crimson throats. The flowering is so intense that the blooms of this midseason Azalea almost entirely cover the shrub. The foliage of small, elliptic, shiny dark green leaves turns bronze to red in cold weather. 'Hino Crimson' is a Kurume hybrid Azalea that is so compact that it works perfectly well in small gardens or rock gardens where it adds an impressive color display.

  • Grows with a tight dense habit, up to 2-3 ft. tall (60-90 cm) and 3-5 ft. wide (90-150 cm)
  • Winner of multiple awards, including the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society as well as the Rhododendron of the Year Award of the American Rhododendron Society for the North West and South West Regions.
  • A part shade lover, this plant is best grown in moist, acidic, humusywell-drained soils. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould to retain moisture, control weeds, and cool the soil.
  • Perfect for beds and borderscottage gardens, rock gardens. Ideal for small gardens and containers!
  • Removing spent flowers promotes new growth
  •  This shrub should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers.
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spacing 36" – 60" (90cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spacing 36" – 60" (90cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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