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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Cynthia'
Rhododendron 'Cynthia' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron 'Lord Palmerston'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
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
Strong growing and reliable making a large dome shaped shrub. Large trusses of deep rosy red-pink flowers with blackish-crimson markings inside.

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

other notes:
Raised by Standish and Noble of Bagshot, before 1870.
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