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Rhododendron japonicum

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3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Rhododendron japonicum

Common names

Japanese azalea, Azalea


Rhododendron japonicum (Japanese azalea). This species is a vigorous upright shrub with lance-shaped, medium green leaves. The flowers are fragrant, funnel-shaped and orangey-red they are borne in late spring.


They will need loose open, well-aerated, acidic soil with plenty of humus to retain moisture. In wet areas or gardens with alkaline soil you should plant them in raised beds.

Interest and use

Grown mainly for the beauty of the flowers. Ground cover & interesting leaves. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Rhododendron japonicum | London, SW16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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