Rhododendron Fred Peste (AGM)
Rhododendron Fred Peste is an attractive, semi-dwarf, mound-forming, evergreen, flowering plant with large showy bright red-coloured flowers in May and June. The foliage is a glossy, dark green on the top side and has a covering of hairs on the underneath. Fred Peste Is a R. Yakushimanum hybrid (or Yak Hybrid), a group of semi-dwarf rhododendrons that are perfect for small gardens or small borders or spaces and make ideal pot and container plants.
Rhododendron Fred Peste has been awarded an award of garden merit meaning the Royal Horticultural Society has grown this variety and found it to be a very good garden performer.
Fred Peste likes a semi-shaded position in a light, well-draining soil which is acidic. Full height is approx 75-100 cm over 10 years.
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