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Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis' (Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Dora Amateis' _ 'Dora Amateis' is a small evergreen shurb with clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers slightly speckled pink and green within.


Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis' is: Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

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, Grafting, Layering


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Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis' (Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 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. 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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Dora Amateis' _ 'Dora Amateis' is a small evergreen shurb with clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers slightly speckled pink and green within.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis' (Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 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. 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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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