Evergreen azalea

Rhododendron 'Gumpo White'

Evergreen azalea - Rhododendron  'Gumpo White'

Common Name: Evergreen azalea
Genus: Rhododendron
Cultivar: 'Gumpo White'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: 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 funnel-shaped wavy petals white flowers in early summer and small dark green leaves retained all year. This dwarf evergreen azalea makes a great all-year patio plant. Only really suitable for warm southern areas of the country it requires moist well-drained ericaceous compost and partial shade.

  • 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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