Rhododendron Percy Wiseman also known as Yakushimanum Rhododendron (AGM) A Yakushimanum Hybrid, Rhododendron Percy Wiseman is a small, semi-dwarf shrub with lush evergreen foliage and stunning colour-changing flowers. This beautiful rhododendron is very hardy and is a prolific bloomer. Rhododendron Percy Wiseman will give your garden a special feel in mid-spring with its rounded trusses of peach-pink flowers fading to a creamy-white. It has deep green foliage that creates quite a spectacular offset against the big showy flowers.
A superb hybrid, it has received the coveted Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by Royal Horticultural Society, a sure sign it will perform well in most gardens.
Height and Spread of Rhododendron Percy Wiseman This semi-dwarf evergreen shrub has a compact growing habit that will reach a maximum height and spread of 1.5 metres over a period of 10 to 15 years. Because it doesn’t need much room to thrive, this rhododendron variety also does well in large containers.
How Hardy is Rhododendron Percy Wiseman Fully hardy in most places throughout the United Kingdom, even in areas with severe winters, this tough evergreen rhododendron cultivar can survive even if the temperatures drop to -15 degrees Celsius.
How To Use Rhododendron Percy Wiseman Given its compact growth habit, Rhododendron Percy Wiseman is one of the most popular Rhododendrons for smaller spaces. Grow this showy evergreen in a large pot to brighten up a patio or a terrace, or in beds and borders, especially in gardens with limited space available. This semi-dwarf rhododendron might be small, but it leaves a big impression.
How To Care For Rhododendron Percy Wiseman As with all rhododendrons & azeleas, Rhododendron Percy Wiseman also prefers acidic pH value of the soil. To make sure the conditions are optimal for growing this cultivar, mulch to keep the soil nice and moist and feed with ericaceous feed to prevent the foliage turning yellow. For best results, grow this shrub in partial shade, in a sheltered location in the garden.