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Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie' (Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.75m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Elisabeth Hobbie' _ 'Elisabeth Hobbie' is a dense, compact, evergreen shrub with small, rounded, glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of funnel-shaped, scarlet flowers in early to mid-spring.


Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie' is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Scarlet in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie' (Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained, acid soil in partial shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

Genus

Rhododendron Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Elisabeth Hobbie' _ 'Elisabeth Hobbie' is a dense, compact, evergreen shrub with small, rounded, glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of funnel-shaped, scarlet flowers in early to mid-spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Scarlet in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Lacebugs , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

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

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie' (Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained, acid soil in partial shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. Mulch annually with leaf mould.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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