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Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus'

Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

5m

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus' Overview

Large, faster growing tree-like rhododendron with wonderful fragrant, pink flowers, fading lighter with age. Faint green markings. The Loderi group were introduced by Sir Edmund Loder of Leonardslee who crossed fortunei with griffithianum. The results were rather large trees with exceptionally large flowers, fantastic fragrance and reasonable hardiness.

Common problems with Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus'

How to propagate Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus'

Cuttings

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

Layering

Other uses of Rhododendron 'Loderi Venus'

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