Hybrid rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Anah Kruschke'

Hybrid rhododendron - Rhododendron  'Anah Kruschke'

Common Name: Hybrid rhododendron
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Anah Kruschke'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.80 m (180 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Full trusses of lavish reddish-purple flowers in May and June and handsome dark green leaves retained all year. This large-flowered hybrid rhododendron copes well with heat and sun. Vigorous and upright in habit it's ideal for a shrub border or woodland edge with well-drained humus-rich acid soil.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring. e plant each spring.

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