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RHODODENDRON 'Blue Peter' INKARHO


Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£45.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Evergreen
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet fading to white
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • 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 - - grafted on to lime-tolerant rootstock
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1930. Waterer, Bagshot, Surrey
  • 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 - will flourish in soils pH4.5-7.5 (strongly acid to slightly alkaline)
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds

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