RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

Light violet flowers with a deep burgundy-red or almost black blotch
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Glossy, dark green leaves 5-12cm (2-5in) long
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Light violet
  • Height
    1.4m (4½ft)
  • Spread
    1.4m (4½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact shrub. Produces flowers to 9cm (3½in) across
  • 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

RHODODENDRON 'Pinguin'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Shallow planting is essential.
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. H. Hachmann, Germany, 2005
  • 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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Ideally pH 4.5-6.0
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.4m (4½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.4m (4½ft)
 

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