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15th February, we are pleased to say that the nursery and gardens are open to visitors. We are also still offering click and collect orders from the website. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.
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AZALEA - DECIDUOUS viscosum

Commonly known as Swamp honeysuckle

White flowers sometimes tinged pink with a highly spicy scent
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
3/4 year £28.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Deciduous - dark-green leaves 1.5-3cm (½-1¼in) long. Good autumn foliage colour.
  • White
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - produces trusses of 4-12 flowers
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - thrives in damp soil in a sunny position.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - see header AZALEA - DECIDUOUS
  • Place of origin - eastern North America.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Azaleas -
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - narrowly tubular to funnel-shaped flowers 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Oblong
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - clove fragrance.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - leafy, humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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