Rhododendron Hybrid Germania

 

Rhododendron Hybrid Germania. A beautiful evergreen hybrid with a compact growth habit. Foliage is a deep green with light tomentum. Grows to around 3 feet in 10 years, grows wider than tall. Blooms Late Midseason with attractive wavy-edges a bright pink colour paling in the centre, slight reddish-brown spotting. Truss holds 12-19 flowers. Ideal for border plantings.

 

 

Plant in moist acidic well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, hardy. Provide a deep 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.