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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
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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