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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Red Admiral'
Rhododendron 'Red Admiral' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 10.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Large evergreen shrub or small tree with lance-shaped dark green leaves. Dense trusses of dark red flowers in early spring.

Sheltered, mild, woodland location with lime-free soil.

Suitable for large woodland gardens.

other notes:
Hybrid of Rhododendron arboreum x Rhododendron thompsonii, raised at Caerhays Castle, Cornwall.
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