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
Further Reading....
  • 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

RHODODENDRON lindleyi

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
also Large £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • 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
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
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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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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