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Rhododendron 'Daviesii' (Azalea 'Daviesii' )

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1.2m
Max height
1.2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Daviesii'

Other names

Azalea 'Daviesii'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Daviesii' _ 'Daviesii' is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with mid-green leaves and fragrant, funnel-shaped white flowers with a yellow flare in mid-spring.


Rhododendron 'Daviesii' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Flower

Flushed yellow, White in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Diseases

More resistant to powdery mildew than other azalea cultivars.

Honey fungus , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Root rot , Rust , Silver leaf Honey fungus , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Root rot , Rust , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Daviesii' (Azalea 'Daviesii' ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Prefers shade from early morning sun. 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)

Companion plants

Amelanchier lamarckii, Pieris japonica 'Prelude', Enkianthus campanulatus, Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Hamamelis mollis, Galanthus nivalis

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Daviesii'

Other names

Azalea 'Daviesii'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Daviesii' _ 'Daviesii' is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with mid-green leaves and fragrant, funnel-shaped white flowers with a yellow flare in mid-spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Rounded


Colour

Flower

Flushed yellow, White in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Diseases

More resistant to powdery mildew than other azalea cultivars.

Specific diseases

Honey fungus , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Root rot , Rust , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Daviesii' (Azalea 'Daviesii' ) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Prefers shade from early morning sun. 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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COMPANION PLANTS

Amelanchier lamarckii, Pieris japonica 'Prelude', Enkianthus campanulatus, Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Hamamelis mollis, Galanthus nivalis

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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