Rhododendron serotinum

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Rhododendron serotinum
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Large shrub from the north of Vietnam; fragrant. This plant grows to about 2 meter. The flower colour is white. This plant is mostly hardy.The flowering period is June - July.

This plant belongs in group A6 : lower than 2 m, usually becoming quite wide, leaves ovate, flowertrusses differntly shaped

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

Family : Ericaceae


© first picture : PlantenTuin Esveld

© picture 2 : PlantenTuin Esveld, location picture : Abbotsbury Subtropical Garden, Dorset

© picture 3 : Jaap SMit, location picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

© picture 4 : H. Kolster, Boskoop, location picture : Abbotsbury Subtropical Garden, Dorset

© picture 5 : Plantentuin Esveld, location picture : Exbury Garden

© picture 6 : 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 : loose growing
water requirement : needs normal water
wind tolerance : not susceptible to wind
the plant is evergreen
height approx : between 1.5 and 2 meter
width approx : between 1 and 1.5 meter
quantity per m2 : 1
flower colour : white
leaf colour : green
fruit/seed colour : brown
fruit / seed period : september - october
leaf shape : leaves are narrow longitudinal
leaf size : between 15 and 20 cm
edibility : The plant is not edible
scent : flowers scented strongly
flowering period : may
hardiness : mostly hardy