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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Galactic'
Rhododendron 'Galactic' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Large evergreen shrub with leathery, matte dark green leaves. Very large rounded trusses of creamy white flowers with red markings in the throats, in mid spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. 'Avalanche' x Rh. lacteum. Rothschild hybrid, raised at Exbury.

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