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RHODODENDRON 'Blue Peter'


 

 

  • Evergreen
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet fading to white
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright habit with flowers in compact, conical trusses
  • 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 - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - shallow planting is essential. Vigorous, free-flowering hybrid
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1930. Waterer, Bagshot, Surrey
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • 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
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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Violet paling to white
 
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