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Rhododendron x Sugar Puff

Sugar Puff Rhododendron

  • »  Showy Bloom!
  • »  Compact form
  • »  Great for smaller landscape spots
  • »  More tolerant of wet soils than most rhododendron
  • »  Showy red stems
  • »  Sparse foliage
  • »  Trusses of fluffy white flowers cover the plant late March to early April

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  • Category:Shrub
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:4-5 Feet
  • Spread:4-5 Feet
  • Bloom Color: White Shades

Compact form makes this ideal for use in smaller landscape spots. Tolerate wet soils better than other Rhododendrons. Showy red branch stems peek out from sparse foliage during flowering and add to this charming surprise. Expanding flower buds burst open to reveal trusses of puffy white flowers that cover up the plant. Blooms late March to early April.

Border or Bed
Foliage Color
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
No Deadheading
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Rhododendron x 'Sugar Puff'

Likes moist, well-drained soil, mulch, and winter wind protection. Responds well to a specialized Azalea/Rhodie, acid fertilizer application.  Prune to shape in summer immediately after blooming subsides.