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Q.Mr Red Rhododendron Has Lots Of Blooms On The Shrub But Has Suddenly Produced Some Blooms That Are The Colour Of The Wild Rhododen

Zone DL12 0UU | vmaxine_payne added on June 1, 2022 | Answered

dron Now the shrub is two colours. How do I return it to all red.

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Answered on June 2, 2022

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. I am unable to see the issue at hand.

If this branch with different flowers originates from the ground, then it was likely a seed that had germinated and grew. You can remove this from the ground, getting as many roots out as you can, and the other should continue.

If this is a branch that originates from higher up on the plant, then it could be a mutated sport. Sometimes, destroying the spot where the differently colored flowers originate will stop the coloration from returning.

In the meantime, this collection of articles will help:


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