RHODODENDRON 'Tinkerbird'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

White flowers flushed pink. Scented
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON 'Tinkerbird'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Shallow planting is essential. Plant where scent can be appreciated. A cross between R. ciliatum and R. edgeworthii so less hardy. Avoid reflected heat from wall
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Scotland. 1985. Glendoick Garden. Peter Cox
  • 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 flowers
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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