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RHODODENDRON ciliatum


Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined

 

  • Evergreen - oblong-elliptic leaves, 4.5-9cm (1¾-3½in) long, dark green above, paler beneath with a fringe of hair along the margins.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - solid pink.
  • Height - to 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - to 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - early spring flowering. Produces small trusses of 2-4 tubular-bell-shaped flowers 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) 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 - tolerates full sun.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grows slowly
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - eastern Himalayas (Sikkim). Collected by JD Hooker in 1848-9.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
to 1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 1.2m (4ft)
 

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