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Rhododendron Cosmopolitan is a beautiful evergreen shrub that produces stunning pink flowers in spring. This popular variety is easy to grow and requires minimal maintenance, making it an excellent choice for any garden.
Best positioned in partial shade, Rhododendron Cosmopolitan will thrive in moist, well-drained, acidic soil. It is important to avoid planting in locations with high alkalinity or dry soil as this can result in poor growth and reduced flowering.
This Rhododendron variety typically blooms in late spring to early summer, producing an abundance of large, bell-shaped flowers that range from pale pink to deep rose. The plant grows to a height of 1.5m to 2m and has a spread of 1.5m to 2.5m when fully mature.
To encourage healthy growth and flowering, Rhododendron Cosmopolitan should be fed with an acidic fertilizer in early spring and after flowering. It is also recommended to apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.
Rhododendron Cosmopolitan is an excellent choice for borders, woodland gardens, or as a specimen plant. Its attractive foliage provides year-round interest, making it a valuable addition to any garden. This hardy plant is also known for its resistance to common pests