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RHODODENDRON lindleyi

RHODODENDRON SPECIES

A straggly upright habit but one of the most beautiful and scented rhododendrons when in flower. Pure white in trusses of 3 or 5 flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
also Large £45.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Evergreen - leaves 9-13cm (3½-5in) long, glaucous and scaly beneath
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - untidy habit. Produce flowers 10cm (4in) across. Flowers have orange or yellow flare within
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - epiphytic shrub (plant that grows on another plant without obtaining food from it). Can be grown on decaying tree stumps, mimicking its natural situation or in a container with orchid medium
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, whiteflies, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - eastern Himalayas
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - to funnel-shaped 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - heavily scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - requires coarse medium with sharp drainage
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • 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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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