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RHODODENDRON 'Lady Alice Fitzwilliam'




  • Evergreen - medium-sized leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long.
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • White - pink in bud opening white
  • Height - 2m (6ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open shrub. produces trusses of 2 or 3 funnel-shaped flowers 10cm (4in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full 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. 1881.Fisher, Son and Sibray Nurseries, Handsworth, Sheffield
  • Burncoose specialities - Rhododendrons
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5 - 5.5
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