Rhododendron augustinii ssp hardyi

Large species rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : May
  • Height in 10 years : 3 metres / 9 feet 10 inches

Description

White-flowered forms are quite common in the wild, and the name hardyi is usually used for them. Upright deciduous shrub. Younger stems and leaf stalks are maroon contrasting with glossy new growth. Lots of white flowers.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Rhododendrons will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.

Hardiness

  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.