Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON NOVA ZEMBLA
RHODODENDRON NOVA ZEMBLA
Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla'
Nova Zembla Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with an upright habit. Mid spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are bright red with black markings. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Glossy, dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Ironclad hybrid withstands cold. Hardy to -25 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 5 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water