AUTUMN STARLITE™ Rhododendron
Autumn Starlite™ Rhododendron hybrid
- Heat and cold tolerant Azalea
- Repeat flowering
- White flowers with pink/purple flecks
Description: Autumn Starlite™ Rhododendron is a heat tolerant Azalea with a medium mounding growth habit.
It is a repeat bloomer in spring, summer and autumn with heavy summer flowering. Its flowers 12cm in diameter are white with pink/purple flecks and occasional strips.
Size: 1m high x 1m wide.
Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Ideal for specimen planting, mass planting and in gardens and borders.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates frost and moderate drought (as the plant matures it becomes more drought tolerant). Prefers well drained soils.
Care: Water well for the first year for the plant to fully establish and become more drought tolerant. Top up water in dry periods.
Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended) with the root ball slightly above soil level.
If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. For best results prune after spring flowering.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.