Rhododendron 'Elizabeth Ostbo'

Elizabeth Ostbo Rhododendron

Evergreen Shrub

The new, emerging foliage of Rhododendron 'Elizabeth Ostbo' is reddish-bronze. As the season progresses, the effect wanes but an undertone of bronzy-red remains. Red flowers in spring on an evergreen shrub with rounded form to about 3 to 4 feet tall and wide.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 24 - 48 tall x 30 - 42 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Flowers, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Green

Flower Color: Red
Bloom Season: Apr, Spring

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Bees, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos