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Rhododendron 'Pleasant White'

evergreen azalea

 
£12.99
 
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available to order from summer

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Masses of funnel-shaped white flowers, each with slightly ruffled petals and a central boss of spider-like stamens, clothe the stems in early summer. These look luminous against the backdrop of small, dark green leaves, which are retained throughout the year. This is a dwarf, evergreen azalea, that will make a great potted patio plant. It also makes excellent low cover for lightly shaded borders or woodland settings.

  • Garden care: Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring. Protect from strong afternoon sun and cold drying winds.