Rhododendron 'Hawk Crest'

Large hybrid rhododendron

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

Description

Outstanding hybrid, upright but compact if grown in full light. Dark blue green leaves. Flowers are apricot in bud, opening to deep primrose yellow. Spectacular and highly recommended. Appreciates shelter from cold winds.

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.