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Rhododendron 'Blue Peter'

Blue Peter Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Comments

This captivating, evergreen shrub is bathed in clusters of beautiful violet and white blooms with a dark burgundy blotch; an excellent choice to mass in groupings as an elegant focal point of the garden; must have rich acidic soil

Description

This captivating, evergreen shrub is bathed in clusters of beautiful violet and white blooms with a dark burgundy blotch; an excellent choice to mass in groupings as an elegant focal point of the garden; must have rich acidic soil

Landscape Attributes

Blue Peter Rhododendron is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Blue Peter Rhododendron is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Blue Peter Rhododendron will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 feet

4 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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