RHODODENDRON 'Blue Peter' INKARHO


RHODODENDRON 'Blue Peter' INKARHO

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£45.00 each 
Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
  • 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. Shallow planting is essential
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. 1930. Waterer, Bagshot, Surrey
  • 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
    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
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
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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