Hybrid rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Dreamland'

Hybrid rhododendron - Rhododendron  'Dreamland'

Common Name: Hybrid rhododendron
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Dreamland'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.20 m (120 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.20 m (120 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink
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


Masses of pale pink funnel-shaped flowers with deeper pink edges in late spring and early summer and dark green leaves. This rhododendron is particularly free-flowering. An attractive and compact evergreen variety it's a great specimen plant for a shrub border with humus-rich acid soil. Avoid planting too deeply and mulch with leaf mould each spring.

  • 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.

  • Goes well with: Amelanchier lamarckii, Pieris japonica 'Prelude', Enkianthus campanulatus, Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Hamamelis mollis, Galanthus nivalis.


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