Details
'Lord Roberts' is a large, upright evergreen shrub with rounded trusses of deep crimson, funnel-shaped flowers, marked with black in the throat, opening late spring to early summer

Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

 

Aspect

South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Sand, Clay, Loam

 

pH

Acid

 

Size

  • Ultimate height 1.5-2.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 1.5-2.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 10-20 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, leafy, humus-rich acid soil in part shade with shelter; see rhododendron cultivation

Propagation

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer, layering in autumn or grafting in late summer or late winter

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

 

How to care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Pests

May be attacked by vine weevil, rhododendron leafhopper, pieris lacebug, scale insects, caterpillars and aphids

Diseases

May be affected by various Rhododendron diseases including powdery mildews, rhododendron petal blight, rhododendron bud blast, silver leaf and honey fungus

 

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Rhododendron Hyb. 'Lord Roberts'

£27.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ