• Evergreen
    scaly, grey-green leaves 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Lilac rose
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Upright, leafy shrub. Produces trusses of 6-8 funnel-shaped flowers 0.5-2.5cm (¼-1in) 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
    Prefers full sun. Shelter from strong winds

RHODODENDRON hippophaeoides

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Shallow planting is essential. Tolerant of more alkaline soil
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
    Place of origin
    Southwestern China
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
    Aromatic foliage
  • 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
    Wet or boggy soil
    Tolerates semi-boggy sites
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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