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Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' (Variegated pontus rhododendron)

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum'

Other names: Variegated pontus rhododendron, Rhododendron ponticum var cheireanthifolium 'Variegatum', Pontic rhododendron 'Variegatum', Rhododendron 'Silver Edge'

Genus: Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar: 'Variegatum' _ 'Variegatum' is a vigorous, dense, evergreen shrub bearing elliptic to lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves with narrow, creamy-white margins and clusters of broadly funnel-shaped, lilac flowers in spring.


Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' is: Evergreen

Flower: Lilac in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green, Variegated in All seasons

Habit: Rounded

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Scale insects , Vine weevil , Lacebugs Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Scale insects , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' (Variegated pontus rhododendron) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Grow in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum'

Other names: Variegated pontus rhododendron, Rhododendron ponticum var cheireanthifolium 'Variegatum', Pontic rhododendron 'Variegatum', Rhododendron 'Silver Edge'

Genus: Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar: 'Variegatum' _ 'Variegatum' is a vigorous, dense, evergreen shrub bearing elliptic to lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves with narrow, creamy-white margins and clusters of broadly funnel-shaped, lilac flowers in spring.


Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' is: Evergreen

Flower: Lilac in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green, Variegated in All seasons

Habit: Rounded

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Scale insects , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' (Variegated pontus rhododendron) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Grow in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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