Rhododendron 'Madame Galle' is a small, compact Evergreen Azalea that is absolutely perfect for growing in containers on the patio. Equally at home at the front of a shrub border, or even included in a flower bed, this hardy little shrub will give you year round enjoyment no matter what. Small, dark green, glossy leaves sit behind the striking carmine red blooms in late spring and early summer when this plant is definitely at its best. Easy to grow, needing only minimal maintenance, this rhododendron will continue to please for many years to come. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 100cm (39").
Grow Rhododendrons in moist, well drained, acid soil that has been enriched with plenty of well rotted organic matter. Choose a position in semi or dappled shade with shelter from cold drying winds. Many dwarf Rhododendrons can cope with a sunny position provided that the soil remains reliably moist.
Where soil conditions are alkaline, Rhododendron plants are best grown in patio containers, using a mix of ericaceous compost and a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Rhododendrons are surface rooting so it is important to avoid planting them too deeply.
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