Rhododendron Dwarf Blue Star


Rhododendron Blue Star. A dwarf evergreen hybrid with a bushy rounded growth habit. Produces full trusses of funnel shaped mauve-blue flowers produced in abundance. Plant as a highly attractive border specimen. Max Height 1.6m. Max Spread 1.6m. Flowers May to June.



Plant in moist acidic well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.


Dead head and do necessary pruning after flowering. Provide a winter mulch.


General Rhododendron Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot, if the Rhododendron is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Rhododendron and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Rhododendron is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.