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Rhododendron fragmantissimum


Rhododendron fragmantissimum

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Open shrub with flexible willowy stems. Long, narrow, strap-like, dark green leaves. Scented with nutmeg, the broad trumpet shaped flowers have carmine buds, opening to white flowers flushed green. Flowers freely in early to mid spring. Needs shelter from wind. Prefers semi-shade, and good soil that does not get too dry.

 
Genus
Rhododendron
Species   fragmantissimum
Cultivar  

Common name
Rhododendron
Hybrid
R. edgeworthii x R. formosum

Family name
Ericaceae
Place of origin
Asia


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Prefers acidic / lime-free soil. / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Must be sheltered from wind. / Prefers a semi-shaded site / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Paradise / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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