Rhododendron Cunningham's White - a classic among rhododendrons
Rhododendron Cunningham's White is one of the best known and most popular species among the more than 1000 different rhododendron varieties. The Cunningham's White variety has been known since the beginning of the 19th century and is considered a true classic among these magnificent flowering shrubs.
Attractive contrast and magnificent flowers of the rhododendron
From the end of April to the beginning of May, pink buds develop into beautiful bright white flowers. The large flowers are not only very attractive but also give off a pleasant fragrance. The flowering season lasts until June. With its dark green glossy foliage, the evergreen rhododendron is also a decorative shrub in any garden after flowering. In the flowering season, the dense foliage forms an attractive contrast to the white splendour of the flowers.
Rhododendron Cunningham's White is a hybrid among the rhododendron varieties and grows dense and compact. Like all varieties, the Cunningham's White rhododendron grows rather slowly at 10 to 20 cm and can reach a height of up to 4 m over the years.
Rhododendron is also suitable as a hedge plant
The Rhododendron Cunningham's White is suitable as a specimen plant and is particularly effective in groups. This rhododendron is particularly hardy and absolutely winter-hardy. Because of these characteristics and its compact growth habit, it is ideal as a screen or hedge plant. Planted as a hedge, rhododendrons offer good protection from unwanted glances all year round and are a real eye-catcher at the same time.
The beautiful flowering shrubs go well with any type of garden design. Regardless of the garden style, it is always worth buying a rhododendron. Whether in Asian-style home gardens, parks or lawns - the rhododendron is always an attraction, even after the flowering season.
With the right care, a sea of flowers every year
The rhododendron is a flat rooter. It is therefore well suited for planting under tall trees and shrubs. Rhododendrons are plants that thrive in semi-shade or shade. In its native Asia, the rhododendron grows in sparse deciduous forests. An acidic and well-drained soil is important for thriving. The rhododendron should be watered regularly in dry weather and watered occasionally. The rhododendron is a plant that naturally develops a beautiful growth habit. The rhododendron therefore does not need to be pruned. To ensure that the flowers of your rhododendron are full every year, you should remove wilted flowers. The rhododendron will form buds for the next year after flowering. Breaking off withered flowers in time prevents seed formation and stimulates the formation of new buds.
Buy Rhododendron Cunnigham's White
If you are buying rhododendrons to plant in a hedge, you will need approximately 1 - 3 plants per linear metre
Our rhododendron plants are container plants. You can therefore plant them all year round.