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RHODODENDRON bureavii

RHODODENDRON SPECIES

Very attractive rich red furry indumentum on the undersides of the leaves is the key feature of this unusual and rare species. Flowers rose
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RHODODENDRON bureavii

 
  • Evergreen
    Ovate to lance-shaped leaves 4.5-12cm (1¾-5in) long.
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Varies from white through to rose pink, spotted crimson.
  • White
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Multi-stemmed shrub. Produces neat trusses of tubular-bell-shaped flowers 2.5-4cm(1-1½in) long
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, whiteflies, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin
    southwestern China
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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 pH4.5 - 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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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