Rhododendron 'Fastuosum Flore Pleno'

Large hybrid rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : May, June
  • Height in 10 years : 4 metres / 13 feet 1 inches


Tall bushy variety, dark green curved leaves, double deep lilac flowers, Very hardy and vigorous. Flowers last longer in light shade. Recommended alternative to R. ponticum - better colour, as tough, and not an invasive weed!

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.


  • UK Zone : 5/6
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Somewhere between Hardy anywhere in the UK and moderate parts of Europe such as Holland, southern Sweden, coastal Denmark, favourable parts of Germany etc, moderate parts of NE USA and eastern Canada. AND Hardy in colder parts of Germany and Scandinavia, New York, Nova Scotia, etc.

Alternative Rhododendrons

  • Rhododendron 'Mrs Charles.E. Pearson'