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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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  • 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
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • 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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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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