AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Snowbird'

Delicate pink flushed white flowers with a sweet fragrance which carries
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Bluish foliage turning to shades of red, yellow and orange in autumn
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pink flushed white
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, rounded shrub with pink-flushed, white flowers
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Snowbird'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    R. atlanticum x R. canescens. Shallow planting is essential. Mulch annually with leafmould in early spring
    Pests & Diseases
    See header AZALEA - DECIDUOUS
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. Biltmore Gardens, North Carolina
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Azaleas
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Leafy, humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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