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A picture of a Axillary-Flower Rhododendron

Axillary-Flower Rhododendron

Rhododendron racemosum

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Axillary-Flower Rhododendron Overview

This species is a stiffly branched evergreen shrub with obovate to elliptic medium green leaves. It will bear trusses of red-pink or white, funnel-shaped flowers in mid spring.

Common problems with Axillary-Flower Rhododendron

How to propagate Axillary-Flower Rhododendron

Cuttings

Propagate by simple layering, dropping or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Layering

Other uses of Axillary-Flower Rhododendron

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