rhododendron 'blue peter'

Size: 3 gallon

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  • clusters of lavender-blue, trumpet-shaped flowers with a dark purple blotch
  • glossy, leathery, green leaves show some fall colour
  • upright, rounded habit
  • bloom time: mid-season
  • zone 5
  • height 100-125cm
  • spread 125-150cm
  • colour lavender
  • rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade
  • any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set
  • plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • evergreen
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)