Roseum Elegans Rhododendron

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Showy Workhorse Roseum Elegans Rhododendron

  • Late-Midseason Blooms
  • Popular Selection
  • Incredible Spring Display
  • Fabulous, Lilac-Pink Blooms Held on Large Trusses
  • Olive-Green, Glossy Foliage
  • Broad-Leaved Evergreen
  • "Ironsides" Cultivar of a Native Shrub
  • Effective Flowering Screen
  • Versatile Landscape Choice
  • Extremely Cold Hardy

Blooming native Rhododendrons add an incredible accent to springtime. Make the most of that magical time of year with your favorite colors from our extensive online catalog!

For a larger, spreading shrub with clear lavender-pink blooms. . .you can't do better than the sophistication of Roseum Elegans Rhododendron (Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans'). It's vigor, floriferous nature and sheer showiness of those amazing blooms make it a "must-have" staple to use in your landscape.

Stunning rosy-lavender flowers are held on numerous rounded trusses. Each ball-shaped truss holds about 20 flowers.

These funnel-shaped flowers are irresistible to hummingbirds. Each clear-toned flower is highlighted with a brick-red dorsal blotch to entice beneficial pollinators.

Beloved Rhododendrons are ornamental, acidic-soil loving broad-leaved evergreens. Roseum Elegans is wonderfully easy-care and has earned its reputation as an "Ironsides" selection.

Put it to work in your landscape! It looks spectacular planted near neutral-colored homes like gray, slate, white, khaki, greige, dark green and brown hues.

This gorgeous shrub looks great, even out of bloom in the height of summer. Long, leathery, elliptic leaves are held throughout the year...and perform beautifully in frigid winters.

This excellent choice is perfect for beginning gardeners. Therefore, it's one of the best gift plants for housewarming presents.

Roseum Elegans Rhododendron also makes a very thoughtful memorial plant. No one needs to worry about taking care of a fussy plant during that hard, stressful time...but their beauty will bring soothing relief to those in grief.

Nature Hills understands how challenging it can be to settle on an important structural landscape shrub. Roseum Elegans Rhododendron makes it so easy!

Order this time-tested favorite today, then rest and relax with this spectacular, carefree shrub.

How to Use Roseum Elegans Rhododendron in the Landscape

Mass this choice Rhododendron in long, informal hedges to define your outdoor spaces. Plant them four feet apart on center, measuring between the centers of one to the next.

Flowering privacy screens are worth their weight in gold! Use it to hide nosy neighbors along your patio seating.

Speaking of neighbors, they'll appreciate a "friendly fence' along your property line. And of course, don't forget about your flying neighbors...all your local butterflies will come over to visit.

Why not use these as a pretty backdrop for your Victory Garden? Plant them on the north side a hodge-podge of grow bags and unwieldy veggie plants; then run a lovely line of Germander or Marcus Salvia along the south edge of the garden to tidy up the visuals!

On a small lot, use just one for a specimen. Place it carefully, so it will shield an entertainment area on one side, and create a private retreat for a hammock chair on the other.

Modern garden design is all about making more room to live in your landscape, no matter the size. Put your family outside for fun in the sun with a beautiful garden room bordered by Roseum Elegans Rhododendron.

Mix them into a new planting in the dappled shade of mature trees. You'll amplify the impact of both tree and shrub in an eye-catching garden feature.

Enjoy being creative with this stand-out! Think in terms of layers and multi-purpose uses for all sides of these lovely broad-leaved evergreens.

No wonder professional garden architects use them lavishly. In fact, they'll often call to buy out our entire inventory.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Rhododendrons will tolerate full sun, especially up north. However, they'll grow best in partial shade.

Although it thrives in cooler regions, it's a good idea to give them protection from the worst of the strong winter winds. However, you don't want to crowd them, as they do need good air circulation.

Well-drained soil is a must. Ensure their roots have life-long symbiotic support with Nature Hills Root Booster used during planting.

Remember not to plant this shallow-rooted plants too deeply. Mound them up in a hill of extra soil; leaving an inch or two of the root ball showing.

You'll then bring a three-inch layer of mulch up around the base of the plant. Last, pull the mulch back away from touching the stems.

Water consistently during the first season. Thereafter, you'll want to give them regular deep drinks when the weather gets dry.

Prune to shape, but wait until after the blooms are finished. Don't wait too long, as you might accidentally trim off next year's flowers.

Weed your plantings regularly. Avoid underplanting near your Roseum Elegans Rhododendron to give the roots room to spread.

Feed with slow-release fertilizer for acid-loving, ericaceous plants.Follow the label directions for timing and application rates.

Place your order quickly for this marvelous cultivar. People all across the country want to grow our Roseum Elegans Rhododendron, too!

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Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Roseum Elegans Rhododendron Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 8 feet
Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Lilac
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Evergreen
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No