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RHODODENDRON 'Elizabeth'


  • Evergreen - small leaves, 1-5cm (½-2in) long
  • Red - scarlet
  • Height - 1.5m(5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact shrub. Produces trusses of up to 5 funnel-shaped flowers 6-8cm (2½-3in) long. Quantity of blooms can sometimes hide foliage.
  • 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 - suitable for sun. Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Charles McLaren, Lord Aberconway, Bodnant Garden, N. Wales.
  • Burncoose specialities - Rhododendrons
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5 - 5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m(5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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