Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Rhododendron

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'
  • Common name: Rhododendron
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 1m

Spread: 1m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Scented flowers

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Rhododendrons make up an incredibly diverse group of plants, originating from many parts of the Northern hemisphere with a large concentration in China and the Himalayas. They vary from tiny ground covering plants to species growing as understory plants in forests. Most flower in early spring, although some bear flowers for a brief period in autumn.

Rhododendron ‘Dora Amateis’ is a compact evergreen rhododendron, bearing many clusters of white flowers speckled with pink and green. For best results grow in moist but well-drained, acidic soil, in full sun.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade, Full shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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