Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'

3 litre pot £24.99
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Buy Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' hybrid rhododendron: Masses of stunning, white blooms. Suitable for most soil types

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

    Marvellous full trusses of white, funnel-shaped flowers with yellow or greenish-brown markings in late-spring and dark green leaves, retained all-year. This lovely, old hybrid rhododendron is understandably popular, due to its tolerance of poor or near-neutral soil. Compact and robust it's ideal for growing on a boundary, for use as a windbreak or screen.

  • 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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Eventual height & spread

Hi, I have a Cunningham's White in a large container, and have had it for about 2 years but I hasn't blossomed once. It is in the right soil, it has buds but they don't seem to bloom. What am I doing wrong ?

Daz

Hello, These are quite shallow rooted and as they tend to develop their buds in the previous year, it is crucial that they are kept well fed and watered - particularly when grown in a pot. The only other thing that is worth considering is that although they will tolerate some shade, they tend to stop flowering in very heavy shade.

Helen

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