Ask a Question forum→Is it dead? English roseum rhododendron

Views: 1091, Replies: 2 » Jump to the end
Cleveland, OH
May 30, 2018 5:47 PM CST
Purchased these two english roseum rhododendron's a year ago and they bloomed beautifully. The winter passed and here's what's left. Are they completely dead!? I've been reading about winter having an effect on them too. Anything I can do to revive them? Thanks!
Thumb of 2018-05-30/taylorhoren/c464ad

Thumb of 2018-05-30/taylorhoren/aaa1d6
Thumb of 2018-05-30/taylorhoren/863acc

Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
May 30, 2018 6:06 PM CST

Well the first one with the leaves isn't dead yet. In the last picture it looks as though much of the root system is exposed? Also there look to be holes going under the roots. Do you usually have a problem with voles?
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
May 30, 2018 6:15 PM CST
I'm not sure what the issue is with your Rhododendron 'English Roseum' I only see dead leaves and the branches don't appear to have much life either. 'English Roseum 'is an Evergreen variety so I'm not sure what the problem might be unless as sooby mentioned, possibly a critter has burrowed beneath your shrubs and disturbed the roots? I hope you can save them but they sure look sad. Crying
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!

« Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Ask a Question forum
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.

Member Login:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Spring Color"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.