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Rhododendron 'Mary Fleming'

Rhododendron 'Mary Fleming' - Mary Fleming Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Mary Fleming' - Mary Fleming Rhododendron

More About 'Mary Fleming'

  • Clusters of cream flushed blooms with light purplish-pink, trumpet-shaped flowers in the spring
  • Glossy, green leaves show some fall colour
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Group: Lepidote
  • Bloom Time: Early midseason

Interesting Notes:

'Mary Fleming' was hybridized/introduced by Guy Nearing.

Seed Parent and Pollen Parent: (racemosum x keiskei) x keiskei

Predominant Flower Colour: White

Elepidote: Without scales, as opposed to lepidote. Large leaf.

Lepidote: Having scales. Tiny scales typically cover the undersides of the leaves. Small leaf.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White,Yellow
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Mary Fleming Rhododendron Growing and Maintenance Tips

Rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set. Plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location.


'Mary Fleming' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Upright
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen