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Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes. The nursery and gardens are open 10.00 to 16.00 everyday, all are welcome.

RHODODENDRON augustinii


Available again from June 2021 -
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from June 2021
  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic leaves 4-11cm (1½-4½in) long with hairs along the veins.
  • Blue
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub with openly funnel-shaped flowers to 7cm (3in) across in trusses of 2-5. Throats have greenish brown spots
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - shallow planting is essential. Will grow in full sun
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - China
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - 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 -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH 4.5-5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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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
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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