Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman'

yakushimanum rhododendron

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

    Splendid, rounded trusses of funnel-shaped, peach-pink and cream flowers in mid- and late spring, fading to creamy-white, and pale green leaves. This compact, evergreen rhododendron is extremely free-flowering. One of the most popular 'yak' hybrids it's suitable for a sunny, shrub border with humus-rich, acid soil or a large container filled with ericaceous compost.

  • 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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5.0

Lots of flowers

By Fabulist

from Amersham, Chilterns

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Patio

    Comments about Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman':

    Planted in a pot on the patio, this Rhodo has done extremely well. Very flowery in summer, in attractive tints. Now, in December, it is covered in flower buds. Well worth the money. Highly recommended.

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    Bud blast

    Bud blast

    Dried up buds fail to open then turn hard and brown. They are covered lots of tiny black bristly growths, which are full of spores. The plant is healthy in all other respects. The plants most commonly affected include rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.

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    Bud drop

    Bud drop

    Buds form, sometimes to their full size and then drop off with no apparent reason. A period of dry weather while the buds are forming usually causes this. Camellia and rhododendrons are more susceptible and a few days of drought at the end of the summer c

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    Rhododendron bud blast

    Many rhododendrons buds fail to open although they remain on the bush. Later in spring they are covered in lots of tiny black bristly growths and the plant is usually healthy in all other respects. The cause is a fungus thought to be spread by the rhodode

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