Rhododendron Albert Schweitzer


Rhododendron ‘Albert Schweitzer’

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Evergreen Shrub
  • Common Name: Rhododendron
  • Size: 5 L
  • Height: Up to 2m
  • Spread: Up to 2m
  • Flower Color: Pink with yellow throat
  • Flowering Season: Spring
  • Aspect: Partial shade to full sun
  • Soil Type: Moist, well-draining, acidic soil
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy


Rhododendron ‘Albert Schweitzer’ is a magnificent evergreen shrub celebrated for its large, showy blooms and attractive foliage. With a mature height and spread of up to 2m, this rhododendron creates a striking focal point in the garden during the spring months.

Key Features:

  • Spectacular Spring Blooms: ‘Albert Schweitzer’ produces abundant clusters of large, trumpet-shaped flowers in shades of pink with a contrasting yellow throat. The vibrant blooms add a splash of color to the landscape and attract pollinators.
  • Evergreen Foliage: Enjoy year-round interest with the glossy, dark green foliage of Rhododendron ‘Albert Schweitzer’. The leaves provide an attractive backdrop for the colorful spring flowers and maintain their lush appearance throughout the seasons.
  • Easy to Grow: This rhododendron is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to a variety of garden conditions. Plant ‘Albert Schweitzer’ in a location with partial shade to full sun and moist, well-draining soil enriched with organic matter.
  • Versatile Landscape Use: Use ‘Albert Schweitzer’ as a specimen plant in mixed borders, woodland gardens, or as a focal point in the landscape. It also performs well in containers on patios or decks, providing seasonal interest and color.