Rhododendron Hybrid Gold Flimmer

 

Rhododendron Hybrid Gold Flimmer. A bush evergreen with a rounded habit. Beautiful trusses of funnel shaped lilac flowers are produced in abundance. Attractive variegated foliage. An ideal border specimen. Max Height 1.4m. Max Spread 1.4m. 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.