Rhododendron caucasicum Pictum

Large species rhododendron

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

Description

Frilly flowers, a shade of pink that has been compared with crushed strawberries, with a prominent darker blotch displayed on each blossom. Dark glossy green foliage is tightly held against this compact plant (Ord of Manchester1853)

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 : 5
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H1
  • US Zone : 6
  • Min Temp : -23°C (-10°F)

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.