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A picture of a Rhododendron rubiginosum

Rhododendron rubiginosum

Rhododendron rubiginosum

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

6m

6m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Rhododendron rubiginosum Overview

This is an evergreen shrub with lance-shaped, dark green leaves that are scaly with a red-brown underside. It will bear trusses of purple-pink, bell-shaped flowers in mid spring.

Common problems with Rhododendron rubiginosum

How to propagate Rhododendron rubiginosum

Cuttings

Propagate by simple layering, dropping or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Layering

Other uses of Rhododendron rubiginosum

Spring interest.