Rhododendron Dwarf Sapphire

 

An evergreen shrub with small leaves and pale lavender-blue flowers in spring. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers May to June.

 

Plant in acidic well drained soil. Full Sun. Hardy.

 

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.