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Rhododendron Gristede

9.95

1m ht x 1m sp

5-10 years until delivery

1.5ltr pot

‘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.

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Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Gristede'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Gristede'

Genus

Rhododendron

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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Blue, Purple in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering Rhododendron 'Gristede' (Rhododendron 'Gristede' ) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Botanical name

Rhododendron ‘Gristede’

Other names

Rhododendron ‘Gristede’

Genus

Rhododendron

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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Blue, Purple in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering

Rhododendron ‘Gristede’ (Rhododendron ‘Gristede’ ) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered