Rhododendron 'Betty Anne Voss'
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: soft pink
- Other features: slightly rounded leaves
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- 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.
Large, semi-double, pink flowers appear in showy clusters at the ends of the branches of this evergreen shrub. Naturally forming a dense, compact mound, it is perfect for Japanese-styled gardens or for large pots. Alternatively find a spot in the shrub or mixed border where it can charm you in late spring and early summer with its mass of soft colour. Best in part shade it copes well in sun as long as the soil is not allowed to dry out.
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