Rhododendron 'Roseum Pink'
More About 'Roseum Pink'
- Clusters of pink, trumpet-shaped flowers with a dark pink blotch in the spring
- Glossy, leathery, green leaves
- Upright, rounded habit
- Group: Elepidote
- Bloom Time: Late midseason
'Roseum Pink' was hybridized by A. Waterer in 1851.
Seed Parent and Pollen Parent: catawbiense x unknown
Predominant Flower Colour: Pink
Elepidote: Without scales, as opposed to lepidote. Large leaf.
Lepidote: Having scales. Tiny scales typically cover the undersides of the leaves. Small leaf.
Roseum Pink Rhododendron Growing and Maintenance Tips
Rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set. Plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location.
'Roseum Pink' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesFoundation planting