Question About Dwarf Rhododendron

Filed Under: Rhododendrons · Keywords: Grow, Hi, Azalea · 1027 Views
What will grow well next to a 3ft tall dwarf Rhododendron ( I had an Azalea which has died)


Rate It 1

Additional comments about this question:

Maple Tree

Maple Tree · Gardenality Genius · Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F
Hi Mina-There are several plants that would work well as companion plants to your rododendron. As long as they have similar growing requirements they should do well if your rododendron is doing well in its locations. Do you know the type or name of the rododendron you have? I'm assuming the area has some shade during the day possibly afternoon shade? Do you know the hardiness zone you are located in? This will help to give you a list of plants that will do well in your location. You can click on hardiness zones in the upper right corner of any page in Gardenality to fine your zone. You can also give me your city and state and I can look it up also when looking for plants you may like. Are you looking for a flowering plant? Do you have any height or width requirements you need to stay within? You can answer these questions using the comments box below.

6 years ago ·
0 Green Thumbs Up

Comment about this question »

1 Answer

Answer #1 · Maple Tree's Answer · Hi Mina-I'm sorry the azalea didn't do well. They normally do well with the rhododendrons as they like the same growing conditions. If the winter was mild in your location it may have been too much water that killed the plant. They definitely like a well draining soil as too much water around the roots can suffocate the plant or cause root rot. I noted some links to plants that would be good companion plants to the Rhododendron with a white or yellow flower. When looking at the plant files you will see the plants picture and their characteristics. Although some may grow a little larger than you would like most can be pruned to keep at a desired height and width. Just click on the links to go directly to the plant files.

Pieris

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/678/Shrubs/Sugar-Run-Falls-Pieris.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/2570/Shrubs/Scarlet-Ohara-Japanese-Pieris.html

Laurel

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/3103/Shrubs/Pristine-Mountain-Laurel.html

Mahonia

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/164/Shrubs/Leatherleaf-Mahonia.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/2208/Shrubs/Soft-Caress-Mahonia.html

Astilbe

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/2375/Perennial-Plants/Milk-And-Honey-Astilbe.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/1207/Perennial-Plants/Deutchland-Astilbe.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/1843/Shrubs/Annabelle-Hydrangea.html
Azalea

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/3935/Shrubs/Coastal-Azalea.html

Viburnum

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/3568/Shrubs/Fragrant-Snowball-Viburnum.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/1964/Shrubs/Eskimo-Viburnum.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/3832/Shrubs/Conoy-Viburnum.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/2841/Perennial-Plants/David-Viburnum.html

Camellia

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/2067/Shrubs/Alba-Plena-Camellia-Japonica.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/3576/Shrubs/Bride-October-Magic-Camellia.html

Hydrangea

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/620/Perennial-Plants/Incrediball-Hydrangea.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/837/Shrubs/Dwarf-Oakleaf-Hydrangea-Pee-Wee.html

http://www.gardenality.com/Plants/1854/Shrubs/Emile-Mouillere-Hydrangea.html

Please let me know if I can help with any other suggestions or other questions you may have.

John))



Comment about this answer »
Rate It 0

Post An Answer To This Question:



Can't find your answer? Click here to ask your question.

Read Tips On How To Give A Great Answer

Click here to learn how to give a great answer »
Sponsor Ad:


Updates

View All My Gardenaltiy Updates »