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RHODODENDRON 'Purple Splendour'


Available autumn 2020 -
Large only £40.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020

 

  • Evergreen - medium leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purplish blue with a purple-black basal mark inside.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - produces trusses of about 15 frilled, funnel-shaped flowers to 8cm (3in) long.
  • 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 - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1958. H. Waterer, Knaphill, Surrey
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • 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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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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