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  • hybrid rhododendron
  • Eventual height: 1.75m
  • Eventual spread: 1.75m

Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla'

hybrid rhododendron

£29.99
Pot size 3 litre pot
3 litre pot
Quantity
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil:moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Rounded trusses of deep red, funnel-shaped flowers in mid and late spring with attractive dark green leaves, retained all year. This vigorous, large flowered rhododendron copes well with extremes of temperatures. Ideal for a well-drained border with humus-rich, acid soil, each of the lavish flowers has a distinctive violet-brown mark in the centre.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.
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