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Rhododendron 'Sugar Puff'

Rhododendron 'Sugar Puff' - Sugar Puff Rhododendron

More About 'Sugar Puff'

  • Loads of pure white flowers
  • Medium green leaves
  • Stems turn red in the winter
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Group: Lepidote
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Seed Parent and Pollen Parent: racemosum x minus var minus Carolinianum Group

Elepidote: Without scales, as opposed to lepidote. Large leaf.

Lepidote: Having scales. Tiny scales typically cover the undersides of the leaves. Small leaf.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Sugar Puff 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.

 


'Sugar Puff' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Foundation planting