Rhododendron 'Mrs G. W. Leak'


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Evergreen shrub

Flower colour






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Plant details

Sometimes known as 'Cottage Garden Pride', Rhododendron 'Mrs G. W. Leak' bears funnel-shaped, light rose-pink flowers, 10-15cm (4-6in) long, each with a deep brown and crimson central flare. Like many other rhododendrons, it blooms in mid-spring. It makes a compact shrub, making it suitable for gardens where space is limited. Plant shallowy in acidic, moist but well-drained soil.

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Rhododendron

Cultivar: Mrs G. W. Leak

Plant type: Evergreen shrub

Flower colour: Rose

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 400cm

Spread: 400cm

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