Rhododendron 'May Day'

Medium hybrid rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : April, May
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches

Description

Low growing spreading variety. Bright green leaves, with a thick fawn coloured indumentrum below. Bright red flowers in loose trusses. Keeps its colour better in light shade.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Rhododendrons will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.

Hardiness

  • UK Zone : 3
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H3
  • US Zone : 7B
  • Min Temp : -15°C (5°F)

Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, Coastal France and northern Italy and Pacific Northwest gardens, but may be damaged in severest winters. Often early into flower and growth.