Rhododendron Silberwolke or Silver Cloud Another of the Yak Hybrids originating from the Japanese Rhododendron Yakushimanum. These hybrids have rounded full trusses and are quite free flowering. They form nice, dome-shaped plants and are slow growing.
The variety Rhododendron Silberwolke is an evergreen rhododendron with flowers of very light purple with dappled spots of yellow-green late in the spring. They are borne in rounded trusses of up to 16 and contrast beautifully against the dark green foliage. Also known as Rhododendron Silver Cloud, this variety has a low-growing and spreading habit and can be grown in small gardens or containers. As a sign of its impressive performance in UK gardens, it has a prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the Royal Horticultural Society.
Height and Spread of Rhododendron Silberwolke With a semi-dwarf habit and slow growth rate, Rhododendron Silver Cloud will achieve a maximum height of 75 cm to 1 metre after a period of 10 years.
How Hardy is Rhododendron Silberwolke Tough and resilient, Rhododendron Silver Cloud is fully hardy in the United Kingdom. Originating from Germany, this hybrid can withstand the more severe European climates & temperatures below zero should not be a problem.
How To Use Rhododendron Silberwolke Owing to its compact size and showy looks, this evergreen Rhododendron is a perfect candidate for small gardens or growing in containers. Use its pretty, delicate-looking blossoms to introduce interest to a patio or grow in the garden, on its own or paired with other decorative shrubs in a group planting.
How To Care For Rhododendron Silberwolke Rhododendron Silver Cloud needs acidic soil to thrive. If you are planting in containers or need to correct the pH value of your garden soil to provide optimal conditions for this variety, use ericaceous potting mix or plant supplement. Ideally, you would plant this evergreen shrub in partial shade.