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RHODODENDRON 'Black Magic'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

Rich crimson-red flowers in large trusses
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£22.50 each
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Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Evergreen - matte, dark green leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long
  • Red
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright habit. Freely blooming trusses of up to 12 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - bred from 'The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague' and 'Leo'. One of the darkest reds. Shallow planting is essential
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
  • Place of origin - garden origin. HE Greer, Oregon, USA, 1982
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • 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 -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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