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Rhododendron 'Princess Anne'

Princess Anne' Rhododendron, Early Midseason Rhododendron, Evergreen Rhododendron


Noted for its compact size, golden blossoms and beautiful foliage, Rhododendron 'Princess Anne' is an attractive dwarf evergreen shrub. In mid to late spring, it bears a profusion of dome-shaped trusses of 4 to 10 pale greenish-yellow flowers. Funnel-shaped, about 1in. across (2.5 cm), with a lightly flushed darker throat, they contrast nicely with the neat evergreen foliage of small, dark green leaves which take a bronzy cast when young and in winter. A very reliable performer, this showy Rhododendron is tough and can withstand temperatures as low as -5°F (-21°C). Easy to grow, 'Princess Anne' can be grown in full sun and makes a cheerful addition to the rock garden. 

  • Grows with a tight, compact habit, up to 2-3 ft. tall and wide (60-90 cm). 
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • A sun to part shade lover, this plant is easily grown in moist, acidic, humusywell-drained soils. Thrives in full sun. Plant shallowly in a location protected from strong winter winds. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould to retain moisture, control weeds, and cool the soil.
  • Perfect for shrub borders or mixed bordersrock gardenssmall gardens and containers
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and birds
  • Removing spent flowers promotes new growth.
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 8
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 8
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Azaleas - Rhododendrons, Rhododendrons - Azaleas
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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