Blooms that change colors more often than a chameleon
Dandy Man Color Wheel® rhododendron (Rhododendron ‘NCRX1’)
Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and wide
Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, acidic, well-drained soil
Native range: Hybrid
“Color Wheel” is an appropriate common name for this rhodie, which starts out with red buds that slowly unfurl into ruffled pinkish-white blooms. As they age, the blossoms turn bright white. The trusses sometimes hold more than six individual flowers, making for an impressive, bloom-tastic dwarf, evergreen shrub.
Introduced by: Proven Winners® Color Choice®
Another dwarf evergreen with impressive flower power
Interstella® pieris (Pieris japonica ‘FARROWPJRF’)
Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide
Conditions: Partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Native range: China, Taiwan, Japan
If you know pieris, you know they are typically adorned with chains of fragrant white…
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