Introduction to Rhododendrons - Growing Rhododendrons in your Garden
The moment you hear the word “rhododendron”, you immediately think that the name sounds familiar, especially in gardening circles. But it is surprising to know that even though most gardeners are familiar with the term “rhododendrons”, and many of us are going to recognize a flower of this genus, when he received, comparatively few people realize the possibilities and scope of this genus in its magnificence and potential.
The whole genus includes the original varieties and different species, as well as hybrids. The ancient Greeks and Romans knew about the value of these pretty flowering trees, and they gave this genus its name that has come down the centuries – Rhodon for Rose, and “dendron” for tree. But even though this genus may be called Rhododendron, you are going to find very few tree species here.
Table of Contents
- Introduction to Rhododendrons
- Knowing More about Azaleas
- Ghent Azaleas
- Cultivation of Rhododendrons
- Soil for Your Rhododendrons
- Shade and Shelter for Your Rhododendrons
- Effect of Wind and Sun
- So How Do You Get the Best Shade for Your Rhododendrons?
- Shade Plants to Avoid
- Best Sheltering Plants
- Pests and Diseases
- Rhododendron Types and Hybrids
- Author Bio
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