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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Elizabeth'
Rhododendron 'Elizabeth' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Medium sized, compact rounded evergreen with deep green leaves. Masses of bright-red funnel-shaped flowers in April or May.
Popular variety.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained acidic soil. Best in part shade, colour may fade a bit in full sun.

propagation:
From cuttings or by layering

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