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RHODODENDRON 'Tinkerbird'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

White flowers flushed pink. Scented

 

  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - 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
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5-5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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