Hybrid rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Azuma-kagami' (syn. Pink pearl)

Hybrid rhododendron  - Rhododendron  'Azuma-kagami' (syn. Pink pearl)

Common Name: Hybrid rhododendron
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Azuma-kagami' (syn. Pink pearl)

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

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

Splendid soft-pink funnel-shaped flowers in mid to late spring fading to white and large pale-green leaves. This vigorous evergreen rhododendron is perfect for a well-drained shrub border or woodland edge with humus-rich acid soil. One of the most popular pink large flowered varieties it's upright in habit and thrives in full sun.

  • 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.

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