Rhododendron Dwarf Shamrock

 

Rhododendron Shamrock. A dwarf hybrid evergreen shrub with dense clusters of funnel-shaped, pale yellow coloured flowers tinted green and spotted yellow inside in early spring. Makes for a striking border addition. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 75cm. Flowers May to June.

 

 

Plant in moist acidic well drained soil, Full sun, Hardy. Provide a winter mulch for added protection. 

 

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.