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RHODODENDRON 'Cilpinense'



Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
£22.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021

 

  • Evergreen - bristle-margined leaves 1-5cm (½-2in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale to mid-pink.
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - showy, compact shrub. Produces profuse trusses of up to 3 funnel-shaped flowers 4.5-5cm (1¾-2in) long.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - shallow planting is essential. Flowers vulnerable to frosts. Free-flowering hybrid forming a neat, rounded bush
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1923. Lord Aberconway, Bodnant, Wales.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Core Plants - Rhododendron -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Ciliate - 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
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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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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