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© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Low-growing, mound forming dwarf evergreen with small oval to obovate leathery dark green leaves. Waxy, deep crimson-red, bell shaped flowers in early to mid spring
Needs a moist acid soil and part shade.
Good for rock gardens or containers.
Hybrid of Rh. forrestii var. repens x Rh. sanguineum ssp. didymum, raised by Lionel de Rothschild, Exbury, UK, 1935.