Rhododendron 'John Walter'

Large hybrid rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : May
  • Height in 10 years : 3 metres / 9 feet 10 inches

Description

Bears ruffled flowers of crimson red blooms on this compact plant. Buds easily and is a good grower. Acid soil essential. Prefers a partially shaded site. (Waterer before 1860)

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 : 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.