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Rhododendron 'Ken Janeck'

Rhododendron Yakushimanum 'Ken Janeck'


With some of the prettiest flowers, Rhododendron 'Ken Janeck' is a broadleaf evergreen rhododendron which, in mid spring, displays abundant clusters of about 13 to 17 soft pink trumpet-shaped flowers. Each richly colored bloom of this midseason rhododendron opens up from deep rose-pink buds to pale pink blossoms and gradually fades to white, the upper lobe being slightly spotted green. The dark green leaves are long, narrow, slightly recurved with a thick coating beneath.

  • Grows into a compact, dense multi-stemmed and mounding shrub, up to 3-4 ft. tall (90-120 cm) and 3-5 ft. wide (90-150 cm)
  • Winner of multiple awards, including the 2002 Cary Award, which recognizes plants that are particularly adequate for New England, offer superior landscape appeal, are winter hardy and pest resistant. Multiple winner of the Rhododendron of the Year Award of the American Rhododendron Society for the North East, Great Lakes and South Central Regions.
  • A full sun or light 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. Great as a flowering hedge or privacy screen too. 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 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
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, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles 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 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
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, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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