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Rhododendron Rocket

29.99

1.5m ht x 1.5m sp

10-20 years until maturity

5ltr pot

‘Rocket’ is an upright, rounded, evergreen shrub with elliptic, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and dense, rounded clusters of open funnel-shaped, frilled, magenta flowers in spring.

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Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Rocket'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Rocket'

Genus

Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Rocket' _ 'Rocket' is an upright, rounded, evergreen shrub with elliptic, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and dense, rounded clusters of open funnel-shaped, frilled, magenta flowers in spring.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Upright, Rounded

Flower

Magenta in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

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

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Grafting, Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings Rhododendron 'Rocket' (Rhododendron 'Rocket') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Waterside, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Thrives in moist, humus-rich, acid soil in partial shade. Will not tolerate deep planting. Do not allow to dry out. Protect from strong winter winds.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Botanical name

Rhododendron ‘Rocket’

Other names

Rhododendron ‘Rocket’

Genus

Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

‘Rocket’ _ ‘Rocket’ is an upright, rounded, evergreen shrub with elliptic, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and dense, rounded clusters of open funnel-shaped, frilled, magenta flowers in spring.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Upright, Rounded

Flower

Magenta in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

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

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Grafting, Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings

Rhododendron ‘Rocket’ (Rhododendron ‘Rocket’) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Waterside, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Thrives in moist, humus-rich, acid soil in partial shade. Will not tolerate deep planting. Do not allow to dry out. Protect from strong winter winds.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered