The beautiful Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Dreamland'
The Rhododendron yakushimanum Dreamland captivates with its plump, large flowers and its particularly beautiful appearance. This rhododendron, from the Yakushimanum group, is a low-growing, densely branched, evergreen shrub with beautiful light pink flowers that are slightly darker at the edge. This rhododendron grows up to 125 cm tall and is therefore very suitable for planting in smaller gardens.
Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Dreamland' is very suitable for the small garden
Rhododendron yakushimanum has a special mealy surface. This means that the surface is protected from strong sunlight. Compared to other rhododendron hybrids, it is also suitable for a sunny location. In addition, the flowers of the rhododendron are numerous and close together. The Dreamland rhododendron shown here grows compactly and is therefore ideal if space in the garden is limited. You can simply plant it in a box and place it on the balcony. The sun-loving Rhododendron yakushimanum is very hardy. This type of rhododendron is very popular with owners of small gardens. The flowers of the rhododendron are also very long-lasting. Very nice in combination with the ground cover Vinca minoror Ajuga
Care and location of the rhododendron'Dreamland'
If you place the rhododendron yakushimanum 'Dreamland' in a sunny spot in your garden, make sure you water the shrub sufficiently in summer. Plants with shallow roots need water so that they do not dry out. As the rhododendron Dreamland is an acid-loving garden plant, it is advisable to ensure that the soil has the right pH value. It is best if the pH value is between 4.5 and 5.5. In short, an acid, moist and well-drained soil is the best condition if you want to plant this rhododendron.
The frivolous rhododendron can be planted in many places.
Woodland borders, hedges, cottage gardens and informal gardens are all enhanced by this rhododendron, which is also very low maintenance. Because of its compact natural shape, this rhododendron does not normally need to be pruned back. If you no longer like the shape, you can easily reshape the Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Dreamland' after flowering. This way you can fully enjoy the rhododendron flowers next year.