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RHODODENDRON 'Lord Roberts'


RHODODENDRON 'Lord Roberts'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£22.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - 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.
also Large £35.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Evergreen
  • Red
  • Height
    1.8m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.8m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, upright habit. Produces funnel-shaped flowers 6-9cm (2½-3½in) across in ball-shaped trusses of 12-22 blooms.
  • 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 - shallow planting is essential. Maximum height in 10 years
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. 1900. Mason
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire 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
  • Summer
  • 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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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
1.8m (5ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.8m (5ft)
 

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