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RHODODENDRON loderi 'King George'


Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Evergreen - large leaves 15-45cm (6-18in) long.
  • White - soft pink in bud, opening white, with subtle green markings in the throat.
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - large shrub of open habit. Produces huge trusses of funnel-shaped flowers 9-11cm (3½-4½in) long
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good woodland subject.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1920. Sir Edmund Loder, Horsham, Sussex
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • 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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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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