Variety or Cultivar
‘Gristede’ _ ‘Gristede’ is a compact, dwarf, evergreen shrub with glossy, oblong to lance-shaped, dark green leaves and large clusters of funnel-shaped, deep purple-blue flowers in spring.
Bushy, Compact, Dense
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Blue, Purple in Spring
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil , Lacebugs
Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf
Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering
Rhododendron ‘Gristede’ (Rhododendron ‘Gristede’ ) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.
Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises
Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West