Rhododendron 'Blaauw's Pink' (Kurume)
- Position: partial shade
- Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May and June
- Flower colour: pink
- Other features: a perfect container plant
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Masses of small, funnel shaped, yellowish-pink flowers in late spring and early summer, and small, mid green leaves. This low growing, evergreen azalea makes a perfect container plant. The luxuriant flowers, each of which contains two rings of petals, one inside the other, are great for brightening a partly shady patio or courtyard garden.
- 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.
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