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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Festivo'
Rhododendron 'Festivo' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Festivo'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Slow growing evergreen with a low compact habit, becoming nearly twice as wide as it is high. Pale greenish yellow flowers with red blotches inside, opening from pinkish buds in May.

other notes:
A yakushimanum type hybrid of Rh. ‘Hachmann’s Polaris’ x Rh. wardii, raised by Hans Hachmann, Germany, 1987

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