Rhododendron 'Gumpo White'
- Position: partial shade
- Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: ideal for growing in pots on the patio
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Masses of funnel-shaped, wavy petals, white flowers in early summer, and small, dark green leaves, retained all year. This dwarf, evergreen azalea makes a great, all-year patio plant. Only really suitable for warm, southern areas of the country, it requires moist, well-drained ericaceous compost and partial shade.
- 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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