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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Saint Tudy'
Rhododendron 'Saint Tudy' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Dense, bushy evergreen with small mid to dark green leaves. Abundant trusses of small, open bell-shaped, lobelia-blue flowers in spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Happy in full sun.

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. augustinii x Rh. impeditum, raised by Maj. Gen. Harrison at Tremeer, St. Tudy, Cornwall.

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