Fall color is best in full sun, but the less intense coloration of shaded.
Nov 27, Foliage: These deciduous shrubs have tiny, glossy bright green leaves that turn into magnificent displays of oranges, yellows and reds during fall. Habit: Redvein enkianthus have an upright, spreading habit, generally growing 6 to15 feet in height with a similar spread.
This is not a drought tolerant shrub.
An upright, deciduous shrub with leaves that become brilliant yellow, orange and red in fall. Pendulous clusters of red-veined creamy-yellow to orange flowers are dainty and delicate. Highly effective with other acid-loving plants in shrub borders and foundation treegrind.bar Time: Late Spring. May 09, Redvein enkianthus is a narrow deciduous shrub with an upright, layered habit of growth and smooth brown bark.
It is quite cold hardy (to USDA Zone 4 – minimum temperature to degrees F), and when planted in our area matures to about 8 feet tall by 6 feet treegrind.bar: Jessa Gardner. The shrub now stands eight-feet tall next to the fence line. Its racemes overflow with beautiful pendant bells every spring.
In autumn, the deciduous foliage shines in bright crimson, orange, and burgundy hues.
The delicate flowers of redvein enkianthus photo: Mary Ann Cahill.
In partial shade, fall color is not as intense. The remaining part of the year, its dull green foliage makes it fade into the background. Jun 21, During the fall, the leaves change to hues of red. The Royal Horticultural Society awarded its Award of Garden Merit to the red vein enkianthus.
The elliptical leaves on this slow-to-moderate-growing shrub are inches long and will change to showy shades of red, orange, and yellow in the treegrind.barcal Name: Enkianthus campanulatus. Plant Type: Shrubs: Plant Family: Abutilon: Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun: Season of Interest: Spring (Early,Mid,Late) Summer (Early,Mid,Late) Fall: Height: 4' – 6' (cm – cm) Spread: 3' – 4' (90cm – cm) Water Needs: Average: Maintenance: Low: Soil Type: Chalk, Loam, Sand: Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral: Soil Drainage: Well-Drained: Characteristics.
When planting, make sure the top of the roots meet the soil level. Once established, rhododendron shrubs are low maintenance, requiring occasional pruning and fertilizing.
In spring and fall, top dress the base with compost and mulch. Treat with a slow release fertilizer a couple times a year.