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Rhododendron

Rhododendron, Evergreen or deciduous shrubs comprise a very large group of species, almost 800 species are known and over 10,000 named varieties. Rhododendron is in the same family as Azaleas. The climate needs for varieties are very varied.

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Bridesmaid

Rhododendron Bridesmaid

Westminister

Rhododendron Westminister

Spring Rhododendron

Rhododendron Blossom

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White Rhododendron

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Purple Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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Red Rhododendron

Rhododendrons usually require more attention that Azaleas. However both like same acid soil, well oxygenated and rapidly drained. Avoid clay and alkaline soils. They also vary in sun requirement, they like the sun in cooler areas, but ideally they prefer filtered light in the shade of larger trees.

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Pink Rhododendron

Rhododendrons do well if fertilized in the growth season. Prune large flowered Rhododendrons in early spring before bloom. You will sacrifice some blooms but the energy and strength will be diverted to other buds and you will beautiful results.

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Rhododendron coccineum speciosum and gloria mundi

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

About Dino Bernardi

I am a flower enthusiast and a gardener at heart. Ever since childhood I would read about plants and started gardening and managing a large garden in my teen years planting and growing a variety of plants, flowers and trees both outdoors and in a greenhouse. To this I enjoy visiting gardens and parks and learning and seeing new and old specimens and varieties of plants.
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