'Sir Robert Peel' is probably regarded as one of the toughest varieties of all Rhododendrons.
Medium sized, light cerise red conical trusses cover this plant.
It is vigorous and easy to grow, but may take a few years to producesthe masses of flowers..
In the cooler areas where the soil is very rich 'Sir Robert Peel' can grow to tree-like proportions. They are an amazing sight in full flower.
It is one of the first Rhododendron to start flowering in early October.
A 10 year old plant should be at least 2.5 metres in height.