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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Christmas Cheer'
Rhododendron 'Christmas Cheer' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Medium sized with a dense, compact habit. Flowers are pink in bud, fading to white as they open. Early flowering, usually March or even before if the weather is mild.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in part shade.

other notes:
Old hardy hybrid of R. caucasium.
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