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Plants With Year-Round Interest

Here are 10 plants that will provide year-round interest to any landscape.

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English Roseum Rhododendron(2 of 10)

Rhododendron 'English Roseum'

  • Dense evergreen shrub with pink blooms in the spring.

  • Plant in rich garden soil that is moist, but well drained.

  • Plant in light to partial shade.

  • Height: 6-8 feet

  • Width: 6-8 feet

Hardy in USDA zones 4-7 (South) 8 (West):

  • Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in light to partial shade; mulch in fall; avoid exposure to salt and winter wind.

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in light to partial shade; mulch in fall; avoid exposure to salt and winter wind.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; mulch in fall; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

  • Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

  • Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in light to partial shade with protection from hot afternoon sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells; will suffer in warmer areas of this zone, especially in the south, but will be more tolerant of zone 8 in the cooler Pacific Northwest.

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