Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2.5 m, width to 2 m. Foliage: Evergreen. Soil Type: Dislikes lime and ground that is too wet. Mix in compost to avoid ground that is too compact. Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C. Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Superb purple flowers in April-May.
The Rhododendron ponticum is the classic shape of the rhododendron: its stems start from the base of the plant.
Planted either on its own or in a group of shrubs, this rhododendron will create a focal point in your garden.