• Evergreen
    Leaves 1-5cm (½-2in) long, yellowish-green when young changing to mid-green.
  • Blue
    Clear blue
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact shrub. Produces trusses of 2 or 3 funnel-shaped, grey-blue flowers 0.7-2.5cm (¼-1in) long. Flowers are carried at the tips of the shoots.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON 'Blue Tit'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£24.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £21.50 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    R. augistinii x R. impeditum lavender-flowered. Suitable for a rock garden in full sun. Shallow planting is essential. Tolerant of more alkaline soil
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK. 1933. JC Williams, Caerhays, Cornwall
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Caerhays bred plants
    Rhododendrons
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Ideally pH 4.5-6.0
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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