Rhododendron 'Crossbill'

Medium hybrid rhododendron

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

Description

Upright variety. Leaves bronzy when young becoming yellowy green. Most unusual upturned flowers, orangey yellow, tinged red. Best in a sheltered position.

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.