RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'


RHODODENDRON 'Nova Zembla'

 
  • Evergreen
    Medium-sized leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long.
  • Red
    Very dark red with blue tones
  • Height
    1.5-3m (5-10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5-3m (5-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces full, rounded trusses of broadly funnel-shaped flowers 4-5cm (1½-2in) 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)
  • Full sun
    Will fade to deep pink in full sun. Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - shallow planting is essential.
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. Netherlands. Koster. 1902.
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
    humus-rich
  • 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
1.5-3m (5-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-3m (5-10ft)
 

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Deep red flowers with a conspicuous dark blotch

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£45.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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