Rhododendron 'Sammetglut'

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Rhododendron 'Sammetglut'
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Catawbiense hybrid with upright habit and smooth colour. The size after 10 years is 250 cm. The flower colour is red. This plant is completely hardy.The flowering period is May - June.

This plant belongs in group B1 : up to 2 m and as wide, rounded leaves, bell-shaped flowers in loose trusses

Location of the plant shown in the first picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

Date taken : 15.05.2010

Family : Ericaceae


© first picture : PlantenTuin Esveld

© picture 2 : PlantenTuin Esveld, location picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

© picture 3 : Arjan Laros, location picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

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Characteristics of this plant
type of plant : shrub
soil type : acid soil
planting place : needs a partially shaded place
habit/form : upright growing
water requirement : needs normal water
wind tolerance : not susceptible to wind
the plant is evergreen
height approx : between 1 and 1.5 meter
width approx : between 75 and 100 cm
flower colour : red
leaf colour : green
fruit/seed colour : brown
fruit / seed period : september - october
leaf shape : leaves are oval
leaf size : between 15 and 20 cm
edibility : The plant is not edible
scent : not scented
flowering period : may - june
hardiness : completely hardy