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RHODODENDRON

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Scented Rhododendrons suitable for conservatory or cool greenhouse are marked with an asterisk.

Syn. Azalea.

Genus of more than 1000 species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs from Europe, Asia, Australasia and North America, particularly southwestern China, Tibet, Burma, northern India and New Guinea.

Evergreen rhododendrons vary greatly in size and usually have bell-shaped flowers with 10 stamens.

Azaleas have smaller, thinner leaves and are generally medium-sized shrubs with smaller, funnel-shaped flowers with, usually, 5 stamens.

The problem rhododendron, vigorous hybrids of R. ponticum, which is colonizing large areas has been given the name R x superponticum and is subject to EU legislation under the "Invasive Alien Species Regulation".

 

 

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - 15-45cm (6-18in) long.
  • Red - rose crimson
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - produces pyramidal trusses of funnel-shaped flowers 8cm (3in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - formerly Lord Palmerston. Grows well in sun.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1856. Standish & Noble, Bagshot, Surrey
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5 - 5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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RHODODENDRON 'Winsome'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Winsome'  >

Salmon, bushy habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

RHODODENDRON 'Yellow Hammer'   AWARD

RHODODENDRON 'Yellow Hammer'  >

A Caerhays hybrid with tubular bell-shaped yellow flowers. Normally flowers a second time in the autumn
Multibuy Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

RHODODENDRON 'Furnivall's Daughter' INKARHO

RHODODENDRON 'Furnivall's Daughter' INKARHO  >

Light rose-pink with bold dash markings
£45.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla' INKARHO

RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla' INKARHO  >

Deep red flowers with a conspicuous dark blotch
£45.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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