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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
description:
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.

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

other notes:
Old hardy hybrid of R. caucasium.
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