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Rhododendron rex

Rhododendron rex

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

12m

8m

Min

8m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rhododendron rex Overview

This is an evergreen shrub with lance-shaped, dark green leaves. It will bear trusses of white-pink, bell-shaped flowers in mid spring.

Common problems with Rhododendron rex

How to propagate Rhododendron rex

Cuttings

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

Layering

Special features of Rhododendron rex

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Other uses of Rhododendron rex

Interesting leaves