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RHODODENDRON maddenii


  • Evergreen
  • White - sometimes flushed pink
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - multi-stemmed shrub with peeling, grey-brown bark. Produces trusses of 2-4 funnel-shaped flowers 6-10cm (2½-4in) long
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
  • Place of origin - Himalayas, southwestern China, Burma
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - strongly scented
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH 4.5-5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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