Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: April and May
Hardiness: fully hardy
Splendid, rounded trusses of funnel-shaped, peach-pink and cream flowers in mid- and late spring, fading to creamy-white, and pale green leaves. This compact, evergreen rhododendron is extremely free-flowering. One of the most popular 'yak' hybrids it's suitable for a sunny, shrub border with humus-rich, acid soil or a large container filled with ericaceous compost.
Garden care: Avoid planting too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.