Rhododendron Nova Zembla is a hardy evergreen with striking dark green foliage and wonderful dark red flowers with darker spotting during late May to early June.
An ideal shrub for hedging and screening that requires very little pruning. Heat and sun tolerant, hardy but ideally needs some shelter from strong winds.
An easy care mid season, very popular rhododendron that will provide an exceptional floral display. Will grow to approx 150-175cm high in 10 years
- Produces full, rounded trusses of broadly funnel-shaped flowers 4-5cm (1½-2in) long
- Evergreen - medium-sized leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long
- Fragrant flowers April - May
- Flower Colour - Red - very dark red with blue tones
- Height - 1.5-3m (5-10ft) Spread - 1.5-3m (5-10ft)
- Full Sun/Partial Shade - will fade to deep pink in full sun
- Shelter from strong winds
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
- Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5 - 5.5
- Supplied in 2 - 3 litre pots
- Available as single and packs of 3
- Allow up to 14 days for delivery