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Rhododendron 'Gristede'Dwarf Evergreen Rhododendron

2 Options from £17.99

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

Dwarf evergreen shrub

Masses of spring flowers

Neat and compact growth habit

2 rhododendron plants in 2 litre pots £32.99 Within 14 Days
1 rhododendron plant in 2 litre pot £17.99 Within 14 Days
Description Sowing How to Grow Delivery
Rhododendron 'Gristede' is a sight to behold in spring, when a host of pale mauve blooms smother its dark foliage. Throughout the remainder of the year this hardy shrub is cloaked in handsome, evergreen leaves that provide year round colour and structure in the garden. Neat and compact, this dwarf evergreen Rhododendron is perfect for growing in patio containers, borders and rockeries. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Alpine & Rockery, Exotic Garden, Low Maintenance Garden, Patio, Specimen Plant, Cottage Gardens, Woodland Garden


sun or semi shade, dappled shade

75cm (30in)

100cm (39in)

2 Rhododendron Plants In 2 Litre Pots (KB0265)
1 Rhododendron Plant In 2 Litre Pot (KA7159)

Flowering Months
Rhododendron plants require an acid soil. If you don't have acid soil, simply plant them in patio containers. When growing Rhododendron in patio containers, use a mix of ericaceous compost and a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Repot the plant at its original soil level and firm well into the new container. Water well and position in dappled or semi shade. Alternatively, if you are gardening on acid soil, plant Rhododendron directly into borders in a sheltered, shaded position in moist, well drained soil.
Water regularly throughout the growing season. Where possible, use rainwater as the lime contained in tap water will reduce the acidity in the soil over time. Feed regularly with fertiliser for acid-loving plants. Protect plants from cold winter winds. Border grown Rhododendrons will appreciate an autumn mulch to protect their shallow roots from winter cold. Take care not to mound the mulch too close to the stem as this may cause it to rot. Rhododendrons require little pruning other than to maintain their shape. Lightly trim stems if necessary in June.


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