Rhododendron 'Taurus' (Red)



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Rhododendron 'Taurus'

Common Name: Taurus Rhododendron

An evergreen shrub with a vigorous, upright habit. Early to mid spring bloom. Flowers after 4 - 6 years of age. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are vibrant red with dark red throats and black spotting. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Does well in Northern California. Hardy to -5 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 8

Sunset Zone: Zones 15 - 17

Mature Height: 4 - 6 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 6 feet

Light Needs: Filtered Sun

Water Needs: Regular

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