Rhododendron 'Sir Robert Peel'/Sir Robert Peel Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Sir Robert Peel' / Rhododendron 'Sir Robert Peel'
Close-up of flower in early spring
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Close-up of flower in early spring

Pink flowers against dark green leaves make a good show in the spring garden

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Sir Robert Peel'
Common Name: Sir Robert Peel Rhododendron
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Sir Robert Peel is one of the best rhododendrons for growing in zones 8 and higher. In areas where rhododendrons occur naturally, this selection can become a small tree and is used as a small street tree at some locations in New Zealand. Used as a specimen plant or in mass planting in the landscape.