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Rhododendron schlippenbachii Royal Azalea seeds
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Rhododendron schlippenbachii (Royal Azalea) | 20 - 1,000 Seeds | £3.49 - £88.99

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Rhododendron schlippenbachii - (Royal Azalea)


The Royal Azalea is a stunning deciduous shrub that is native to Korea, China, and Japan, growing to around 5m (17ft) and producing a beautiful display of flowers during spring and striking autumnal foliage colours.


Attractive and gently-scentedwhite-pink to darker pink flowers are produced just before the leaves emerge in late spring.  Their sweet fragrance can fill a garden with a delightful aroma.


Its elliptical leaves are arranged in whorls, and grow to around 10cm long, emerging with purple and red tints when young, turning dark green over time. During autumn, it puts on a fantastic display of yellow, orange and red leaves.


It makes a perfect bonsai specimen as it is easily ‘dwarfed’ to less than a couple of feet tall within a bonsai pot.


Overall, Rhododendron schlippenbachii is a truly stunning plant that offers a range of exciting features, from its beautiful flowers and foliage to its hardy and low-maintenance nature.


Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack.


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Genus: Rhododendron


Species: schlippenbachii


English name: Royal Azalea


Plant type: Deciduous shrub


Eventual height: 2-3 feet as a bonsai or 5m (17ft) within open ground


Season of Interest: White-pink to darker pink flowers followed by purple to red leaves during spring; green leaves during summer; warm autumn leaf colours; beautiful bare form over winter


Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C (-4°F). Very young plants should have their new growth protected from very hard frosts


Sun Exposure: Prefers partial shade


Shelter from strong winds


Soil: Moist and well-drained soil. Does best in acid soil. Make sure to keep the soil evenly moist during hotter months, especially if within a bonsai pot


Propagation methods: Cuttings and seed




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