Rhododendron 'Loder's White'
rhododendron 'Loder's White'
'Loder's White' is a large evergreen, dome-shaped shrub with bold dark foliage and tall conical trusses of slightly fragrant white flowers 10cm wide, at first edged with mauve-pink and scattered crimson spots, opening from mauve-pink buds in late spring to early summer
Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Harmful if eaten. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Rhododendron can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves, sometimes with a dense colourful indumentum of hairs on the lower side, and funnel-shaped, bell-shaped or tubular flowers that may be solitary or in short racemes
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in moist but well-drained, leafy, humus-rich acid soil in part shade with shelter; see rhododendron cultivation
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Hedging and screens
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