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RHODODENDRON 'Glory of Penjerrick'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

Large deep strawberry-red trusses of flowers which fade to pink
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£22.50 each
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Any 3+ £20.00 each

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  • Evergreen
  • Red
  • Height - 15m (50ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree
  • 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 - - shallow planting is essential.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - garden origin. 1903. UK. Cornwall. Penjerrick Garden, Budock. Prob. Samuel Smith, gardener.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped
  • 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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