This is a rather typical, medium sized Rhododendron with spectacular deep pink flowers from the family of Elepidote hybrids.
Rhododendron Van is a beautiful and elegant evergreen, compact rhododendron with deep green, long and narrow leaves. It give excellent display of glowing deep pink blooms in late spring to early summer. It is an excellent performer in mixed borders with other evergreen shrubs or planted in a row as a short hedge. It grows well in pots and containers for patios and terraces.
Apply a mix and mulch regularly to keep the soil nice and moist and feed with ericaceous feed to prevent foliage turning yellow and keeping the soil nice and acidic.
Rhododendron Van will reach a maximum height and spread in 10 years of 1.5 to 2 metres.
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