Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'
rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'
'Cunningham's White' is a robust evergreen shrub to 2.2m tall, with dark green foliage and loose trusses of funnel-shaped white flowers opening from mauve buds in late spring
Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or East–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Hedging and screens
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