Rhododendron 'Scarlet Wonder'

Small hybrid rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : May
  • Height in 10 years : 60 cms / 23 inches


Compact, yet vigorous, over twice as wide as high; dense foliage of medium dark green leaves. Campanulate flowers waxey edged, of brilliant cardinal red with faint brown markings. Spring Magic and Baden-Baden are same cross.

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.


  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.

Alternative Rhododendrons

  • Rhododendron 'Elizabeth Hobbie'