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RHODODENDRON 'Azurro'

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

Purple flowers each with a dark red blotch
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large only £35.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Evergreen
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - vibrant purple
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - tends to sprawl when young but rounds with age. Produces funnel-shaped flowers in rounded trusses of 11-14
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - R. 'Nova Zembla' x R. 'Purple Splendour', x R. Purple Splendour'. More compact than 'Purple Splendour'. Shallow planting is essential
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblanceolate - see photos above
  • 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
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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