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Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman'

Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman' - Percy Wiseman Rhododendron

More About 'Percy Wiseman'

  • Clusters of creamy-white coloured trumpet-shaped flowers with a yellow throat
  • Green leaves with brown velvety undersides
  • Rounded, spreading habit
  • Yakushimanum cultivar
  • Group: Elepidote
  • Bloom Time: Midseason

Interesting Notes:

'Percy Wiseman' was hybridized by J. Waterer in 1969.

Seed Parent and Pollen Parent: (degronianum ssp. yakushimanum x Fabia Tangerine) selfed

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:

5

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Pink,White
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Percy Wiseman 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.


'Percy Wiseman' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen